Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
China (Mainland)
Commodity Group
Meat
Commodity
Bovine meat
Date
01/04/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import ban lifted
Description
Signed a formal protocol with Ireland on inspection, quarantine and veterinary health requirements for Irish frozen beef to be exported to China. With the conclusion of the formalities, Ireland could restart exporting beef to China – exports which had been banned following a bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) outbreak in Europe in 2000.