Tips to import Gums,Resins and other vegetable saps and extracts

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Importation of Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts 

In this category ‘Import procedures’, I would like to provide a basic idea about formalities and processes 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.


Documents required to import products of Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts


This post provides information on how to import Vegetable extracts and vegetable saps?

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 country. 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.

Import of Gums,resins,lacs,Vegetable Saps and ExtractsHow to import Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts?

Some of the examples fall under Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts are GUM-RESINS AND OLEORESINS, BALSAMS,Asian gum, African gum, Asafetida, Benjamin ras, Benjamin cowrie, Karaya gum (Indian tragacanth) hastab, Tragacanth (adraganth),Storax,Copal,Dammar batu, Myrrh, Oilbanum or frankincense, Mastic gum, Xanthium gum, VEGETABLE SAPS AND EXTRACTS,PECTIC SUBSTANCES,PECTINATES AND PECTATES,AGAR-AGAR AND OTHER MUCILAGES AND THICKENERS, Opium, Cashew shell liquid (CNSL), crude, Purified and distilled CNSL (Cardanol), Pectic substances, pectinates and pectates, Mucilages and thickeners , Agar-agar, Guar meal, Kappa carrageenan


Different countries may have their own requirements to import Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts. The process and formalities to import cereals may differ from one another and in country to country. Also different procedures and formalities to import each items might be under Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts. However, some of the common requirements in major countries are explained below:



Who are responsible government agencies?

Agriculture department, Animal and Plant Health department, Health department and Food and Drug safety department are the major government agencies involved in importation of Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts other than respective customs department of importing country.

As per different agreement between 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.


Food safety clearance food products imported

Food safety clearance of importing country has to be undergone if any food items involved. 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 Gums,Resins and other vegetable saps and extracts is required in almost all countries. So a certificate of origin issued by necessary approved authorities at exporting country is required to import Gums,Resins and other vegetable saps and extracts.


Prior notice to importing country.

In some countries, prior notice regarding import of Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extract 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.

In this article, the documentation, process and formalities to import Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts are explained. As explained above, this  information is generally applicable for all countries importing Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts. These details on how to import Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts 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 Resins,Gums and other vegetable saps and extracts.


I hope, the above information helps you in gaining basic knowledge on documentation,procedures and formalities in importation of Gums,Resins and other vegetable saps and extracts.


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The above post commonly answers against the questions given under: (necessary government agencies of importing country may be contacted for accurate import procedures of each product)


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