AQSIQ again on negotiate with Chile for cattle products exported to China
15 April,2014 the State Administration of Quality Supervision Division and the animals and plants in Chile once again on the cattle quarantine technology transfer to China for negotiations and finally initialed Protocol, which marks a further broadening our range of imported cattle choice.
Since the Sanlu infant milk powder incident, China has introduced a series of measures to support the development of dairy industry, for domestic consumers with safe , stable and reliable milk protection. Over the past six years, China’s imports of bovine species rapid growth , respectively, 13,549 – 23,164 – 84,391 – 96,541 – 130,120 and 111,844 the world’s largest importer of cattle.
Affected by the impact of foreign animal diseases such as mad cow disease, had only approved the import of cattle from Australia, New Zealand , Uruguay three countries. Continuous, long-term, a large number of imports, resulting in bovine tight and prices rise, while the quality of imported cattle has declined.
To support domestic animal improvement and development of modern agriculture, AQSIQ in business and industry associations seek advice based on the level of animal health select some good candidates for the state as the country of origin of imported cattle， with these countries and quarantine departments to strengthen the cooperation and consultation, and increased access to foreign cattle quarantine efforts.
2013, Romania became the first country nearly 10 years has opened a new species of cattle country of origin.
It is understood that the Chilean dairy industry developed, the animal epidemic prevention in good condition, cow herds to 450,000. April 15, during the delegation ‘s visit to Chile, our preliminary risk assessment on the basis of consultations and negotiations on cattle exported to China again on technical issues to negotiate quarantine and eventually initialed protocols.
Chile allowed cattle products exported to China, will greatly ease China’s current imports of bovine increasingly tense situation, while reversing a sales market environment, stabilize the price of imported cattle, healthy and rapid development of the domestic dairy industry to meet and beef industry will play a catalytic role.