How to import products of OIL SEEDS, MEDICINAL PLANTS and MEDICINAL STRAW?

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Processes and formalities to import medicinal plants,oil seeds and medicinal straw.

In this category ‘Import procedures’, I would like to provide a basic idea about formalities and procedures to import different materials from other country. These details are given to enlighten you a general tips to import goods from overseas countries applicable for almost all countries worldwide. Once after reading these posts about import procedures and import customs clearance procedures, you will have a basic idea about the procedures and formalities on how to import various products from foreign countries. However, if you are importing any commodity, you need to collect accurate information from necessary government departments of importing country, as the details given in this post provides only a common idea about import of each product.

 

 

Documentation and procedures to import medicinal plants,oil seeds and medicinal straw

This post provides information on how to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc.

As you know, under any importation of goods, necessary import documentation and customs clearance procedures at importing country have to be completed as per the foreign trade policy of respective importing countries. Import entry documents along with carriers document (Bill of Lading /Airway bill), commercial invoice, packing list,certificate of origin and other required documents are filed and necessary import procedures are completed to take delivery of imported goods. Nowadays, necessary information is filed online and produce required documents at the time of inspection, assessment or delivery of import of goods at destination customs location.

 

How to import oil seeds copyHow to import products of medicinal plants,oil seeds and medicinal straw?

Some of the examples fall under oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc are SOYA BEANS,GROUND-NUTS,SUNFLOWER SEEDS,RAPE OR COLZA SEEDS,OLEAGINOUS FRUITS, OLEAGINOUS FRUITS,PERFUMERY PLANTS,Parts of PERFUMERY PLANTS,HOP CONES,SWEDES, MANGOLDS, FODDER ROOTS,HAY,LUCERNE (alfalfa),CLOVER,SAINFOIN,FORAGE KALE,LUPINES, VETCHES AND SIMILAR FORAGE PRODUCTS,LOCUST BEANS,SEAWEEDS AND OTHER ALGAE,SUGAR BEET AND SUGARCANE

 

What are the special requirements to import medicinal plants,oil seeds and medicinal straw?

Different countries may have their own requirements to import SOYA BEANS,GROUND-NUTS,SUNFLOWER SEEDS,RAPE OR COLZA SEEDS,OLEAGINOUS FRUITS, OLEAGINOUS FRUITS,PERFUMERY PLANTS,Parts of PERFUMERY PLANTS,HOP CONES,SWEDES, MANGOLDS, FODDER ROOTS,HAY,LUCERNE (alfalfa),CLOVER,SAINFOIN,FORAGE KALE,LUPINES, VETCHES AND SIMILAR FORAGE PRODUCTS,LOCUST BEANS,SEAWEEDS AND OTHER ALGAE,SUGAR BEET AND SUGARCANE



The process and formalities to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc may differ from one another and in country to country. Also different procedures and formalities to import each items might be under oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc. However, some of the common requirements accepted in most countries are explained below:

 

Who are responsible government agencies?

In most of the counties, other than respective customs department of importing location, Agriculture department, Animal and Plant Health department, Health department and Food and Drug safety department are the major government agencies involved in importation of oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc

The international partners of countries share quality measures each other and exempt from double inspection on same products. However, in most of the developed countries, the export goods from third countries need to be certified at exporting country under agencies at load port and at importing country as per the norms of importing country.

 

Import permit or Phyto sanitary certificate

For the purpose of import of some of the items under oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc, phyto sanitary certificate is required at importing location.

Why is Phyto sanitary certificate required to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc?

Phytosanitary certificate is required to protect food,pant and animal resources of importing country. A pest risk management is conducted, if an importer wants to import product that either has no previous history of being imported in the the country or product is from new origin. The importing products could be have pests, weeds or diseases that cause losses affecting farmers,foresters or other environmental changes in importing country. Normally, plant pests are introduced through wood packaging,soil,firewood,containers, transport vehicles etc.

In any importing country, the pest control is implemented mainly because such plant pests are threats for domestic food supply of importing country, minimize the profit of farmers which negatively affect their livelihoods or threatens the ability of importing country to trade with other countries.

The international partners of countries share quality measures each other and exempt from double inspection on same products. However, in most of the developed countries, the export goods from third countries need to be certified at exporting country under agencies at load port and at importing country as per the norms of importing country.

 

NOC from Plant Quarantine Authority

 

A no objection certificate from plant quarantine authority of importing country also has to be obtained to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc to most of the countries.

In some of the importing countries, seed analysis certificate is required to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc.

 

Food safety clearance to import medicinal plants,oil seeds and medicinal straw

Food safety clearance of importing country has to be undergone for any import of oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc. Normally, this procedure is done by drawing sample of imported goods which is sent to respective laboratories for testing purpose. The imported goods are released only after obtaining favorable test report. If such imports are regularly taken place, import shipments are selected randomly for inspection.

 

Certificate of Origin

The source of origin of imported oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc is required in almost all countries. So a certificate of origin issued by necessary approved authorities at exporting country is required to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc.

 

Importation of oil grainsImport of medicinal plants,oil seeds and medicinal straw for personal consumption and trading.

Import of oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc in small quantities for personal use when travelling can be effected without major inspection and other formalities in importing country. However such import of oil seeds,medicinal plants or medicinal straw for personal use (not for trading) must be free from signs of diseases. The procedures and process to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc for trading requires more documentation and inspection formalities.

 

 

Prior notice to importing country.

In some countries, prior notice regarding import of oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc have to be filed before arrival of goods in entry port of importing country. In US, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible the government authority to notify such prior notice on import of food products.

 

 

Labeling requirements to import medicinal plants,oil seeds and medicinal straw

Necessary labeling requirements are to be followed in some of the importing countries when importing oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc.

 

Shelf life of import of food products

The importer should note that shelf life of imported food products should not be less than 60% of original shelf life.

 

Penalization against violation of foreign policy on imports

If any of the imported oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc are found without following necessary norms of importing country, such imported oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc have to be destroyed or to be removed out of importing country. Such non compliant imported oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc are also fined, apart from destruction or return to origin country.

 

In this article, the documentation, process and formalities to import SOYA BEANS,GROUND-NUTS,SUNFLOWER SEEDS,RAPE OR COLZA SEEDS,OLEAGINOUS FRUITS, OLEAGINOUS FRUITS,PERFUMERY PLANTS,Parts of PERFUMERY PLANTS,HOP CONES,SWEDES, MANGOLDS, FODDER ROOTS,HAY,LUCERNE (alfalfa),CLOVER,SAINFOIN,FORAGE KALE,LUPINES, VETCHES AND SIMILAR FORAGE PRODUCTS,LOCUST BEANS,SEAWEEDS AND OTHER ALGAE,SUGAR BEET AND SUGARCANE are explained. As explained above, this information is generally applicable for all countries importing products of Milling Industry. These details on how to import oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc are given to provide a basic idea to bring vegetables from foreign country. Specific requirements for each importing country need to be followed by importers and exporters of oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc.

 

I hope, the above information helps you in gaining basic knowledge on documentation,procedures and formalities in importation of oil seeds,medicinal straw,medicinal plants etc.

 

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   This article commonly answers for the questions given under about import of various products: (necessary government agencies of importing country may be contacted for accurate import procedures of each commodity).

 

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Comments


Harsh Chaturvedi: my self Harsh Chaturvedi a Farmer from MP. could you pls help me to know the process to imports seeds from China.is it first require to create any firm / organization / group of farmer or a farmer we can import seeds.i am part of a NGO and wants to provide good quality seeds to poor farmers on cost to cost basis.awaiting for your valuable advice

yogesh dalal: dear sir, a query for which documents are required for import hops(12102000) at icd sabarmati? icd sabarmati allow import this product?

Anmol Johari : We want to export herbal leaves to a party in china..., we came to know that phytosanitary Certification for the same.

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