On 9 July 2019, , in Beijing, the representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor
held a working meeting with the General Administration of Customs of the People’s
Republic of China (GACC).
One of the key issues of the meeting was the discussion of
the procedure for Russian poultry product access to China, in particular the
procedures for the issuance of veterinary certificates that accompany Russian
products entering the People’s Republic of China. The parties discussed several
technical issues regarding the access procedure for Russian consignments and making
amendments to the lists of Russian establishments authorized to export their
products to the PRC. It was decided to hold an additional technical meeting to
obtain comprehensive information on the issuance of veterinary certificates.
In order to streamline the customs clearance procedures, the
Russian party proposed to the Chinese colleagues to provide access to the
relevant Rosselkhoznadzor information systems for the designated officials of
the GACC, in particular regarding the issuance of electronic veterinary
certificates and sending electronic notifications. The Chinese colleagues noted
that this proposal was of great interest for them. The parties agreed to
continue working in this area and to hold a separate meeting of technical
The Rosselkhoznadzor and the GACC expressed their confidence
that all the technical issues will be resolved in the shortest time possible.
This is of great importance for productive cooperation and free access of
Russian poultry products to the Chinese market. The Chinese party informed that
the response on this matter would be provided within the next few days.
The question was raised about the possibility of delivering
Russian poultry products by rail through Zabaykalsk-Manchuria border inspection
post. The Chinese colleagues provided an overview of the Chinese border
veterinary control system; the discussion on this issue will be continued in
coordination with the relevant GACC department.
In conclusion, the parties expressed their hope for further
fruitful cooperation being an important part of mutual trade between the two