Shipping procedures to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons

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Import procedures  for Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons

Processes and formalities to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons

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 on 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 base idea about the procedures and formalities on how to import various products from foreign countries.

 

 

Documentation and procedures to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons

This post provides information on – how to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons.

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. Now a days, necessary information is filed online and produce required documents at the time import delivery of goods at destination customs location of importing country.

 

How to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons?

Some of the examples fall under Vegetables are GRAPES, FRESH OR DRIED, Raisins, MELONS (INCLUDING WATERMELONS) AND PAPAWS (PAPAYAS), FRESH, APPLES, PEARS AND QUINCES, FRESH, APRICOTS, CHERRIES, PEACHES (INCLUDING NECTARINES), PLUMS AND SOLES, FRESH, Strawberries, Raspberries, blackberries, mulberries and loganberries, Black, white or red currants and gooseberries, Cranberries, bilberries and other fruits of the genus Vaccinium, Kiwi fruit, Durians, Persimmons, Pomegranates, Tamarind, fresh, Sapota (chico), Custard-apple (Ata), Bore, Litchi, FRUIT AND NUTS, UNCOOKED OR COOKED,FRUIT AND NUTS PROVISIONALLY PRESERVED, PEEL OF CITRUS FRUIT OR MELONS (INCLUDING WATERMELONS), FRESH, FROZEN, DRIED OR PROVISIONALLY PRESERVED IN BRINE, IN SULPHUR WATER OR IN OTHER PRESERVATIVE SOLUTIONS etc..

 

What are the special requirements to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons?

Different countries may have their own requirements to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons. The process and formalities to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons may differ from one another and in country to country. Also different procedures and formalities to import each items might be under Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons. However, some of the common requirements in major countries are explained below:

 

 

Import of Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons

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 Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons.

 

Import permit or Phyto sanitary certificate

Why is Phyto sanitary certificate required to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons?

Phytosanitary certificate is required to protect food,pant and animal resources of importing country. In most of the countries, plant quarantine department is responsible to issue such certificate. 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 man or animal of importing country. Normally, plant pests are introduced through wood packaging,soil,firewood,containers, transport vehicles 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.

 

NOC from Plant Quarantine Authority

 

A no objection certificate from plant quarantine authority of importing country also has to be obtained to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons to most of the countries.

 

Certificate of Origin

The source of origin of imported Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons is required in almost all countries. So a certificate of origin issued by necessary approved authorities at exporting country is required to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons.

 

Import of Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons for personal consumption and trading.

Import of Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons in small quantities for personal use when travelling can be effected without major inspection and other formalities in importing country. However such import of Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons for personal use (not for trading) must be free from signs of diseases. The procedures and process to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons for trading requires more documentation and inspection formalities.

 

 

Importation of perishable Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons and non perishable Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons

If perishable Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons are imported, necessary test has to be undertaken by drawing samples of import consignment. The import clearance are allowed only after obtaining test report from the authorized laborataries. In most of the importing countries, Health department or Food safety department or their authorized agencies are responsible for such examination.

 

Prior notice to importing country.

In some countries, prior notice regarding import of Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons has 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.

 

Prohibition of endangered species

The exporters and importers of Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons should make sure that the exporting/importing commodities are subject to the provisions of cites (Convention of International Trade) in endangered species of wild life fauna.

 

Labeling requirements

Necessary labeling requirements are to be followed in some of the importing countries when importing Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons.

 

Penalization

If any of the imported Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons are found without following necessary norms of importing country, such imported Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons have to be destroyed or to be removed out of importing country. Such non compliant imported Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons are also fined, apart from destruction or return to origin country.

 

In this article, the documentation, process and formalities to import Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons like GRAPES, FRESH OR DRIED, Raisins, MELONS (INCLUDING WATERMELONS) AND PAPAWS (PAPAYAS), FRESH, APPLES, PEARS AND QUINCES, FRESH, APRICOTS, CHERRIES, PEACHES (INCLUDING NECTARINES), PLUMS AND SOLES, FRESH, Strawberries, Raspberries, blackberries, mulberries and loganberries, Black, white or red currants and gooseberries, Cranberries, bilberries and other fruits of the genus Vaccinium, Kiwi fruit, Durians, Persimmons, Pomegranates, Tamarind, fresh, Sapota (chico), Custard-apple (Ata), Bore, Litchi, FRUIT AND NUTS, UNCOOKED OR COOKED,FRUIT AND NUTS PROVISIONALLY PRESERVED, PEEL OF CITRUS FRUIT OR MELONS (INCLUDING WATERMELONS), FRESH, FROZEN, DRIED OR PROVISIONALLY PRESERVED IN BRINE, IN SULPHUR WATER OR IN OTHER PRESERVATIVE SOLUTIONS are explained. As explained above, these informations are generally applicable for all countries importing Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons. These details on how to Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons 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 Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons.

 

I hope, the above information helps you in gaining basic knowledge on documentation,procedures and formalities in importation of Edible Fruits and nuts, peel of citrus or melons.

 

 

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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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