SEAFOOD REGISTER APPLICATION
Foreign Seafood Exporters Required To Register at AQSIQ and GACC from 01 October,2015
According to AQSIQ and GACC notice 135. Foreign exporters seafood register, all foreign Seafood processing plant / Seafood fishing and seafood transport boat / Seafood processing boat / Seafood independent cold storage are required to file their company information online with the Bureau of Import and Export Food Safety of AQSIQ, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China. This requirement comes into force with effect from 01 oct, 2015 and annually renewal in AQSIQ and China customs.
The Notice implies that any seafood processing plant / fishing and transport boat / processing boat / independent cold storage shall submit a filing application to AQSIQ before they export seafood to CHINA. Exporters shall fill and submit the application form of seafood exporter through the registration filing management system. Such as the Company Name, country, area, address, contact name, telephone, seafood category, test report, etc.. After submitting the application that exporter will obtain a registration number by the AQSIQ and GACC. So can based on the AQSIQ registration number to declare seafood products at China Customs
REGISTRATION SEAFOOD CATEGORIES
Salmon, Atlantic salmon, herring, sardines, herring, tuna, bonito, mackerel, anchovy, eel,
Tilapia, channel catfish, catfish, canned fish, canned shark fin. Sturgeon caviar substitute. Crab, shrimp, lobster. Crustaceans, crayfish, oysters (oysters including sea fans, mussels). Cuttlefish and squid, clams, clam and shellfish, abalone, snail, sea cucumber, sea urchin, jellyfish, aquatic invertebrates.
A TEST LIST OF SEAFOOD STANDARDS
For first imports, a list of seafood standards published by the MOH in 2016 sets out in national standards, which items need to be tested and which test methods laboratory should use.