Administration Measures on the Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Foods (Draft) – CIRS English Translation

The Administration Measures on the Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Foods (Draft) was published by General Administration of Customs, P.R.China (GACC) on November 26, 2019 for public comments. Please click here to find the significant changes in the draft.

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Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1 [legislative basis] These provisions are formulated in accordance with the provisions of the Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China and its implementation regulations and other laws and administrative regulations, in order to strengthen the supervision and administration of overseas producers of imported food.

Article 2 [scope of application] These provisions shall apply to the registration, supervision and administration of overseas manufacturing, processing and storage enterprises exporting food to China (hereinafter referred to as overseas producers of imported food).

Article 3 [management responsibility] The General Administration of Customs shall be uniformly responsible for the registration, supervision and administration of overseas producers of imported food.

Article 4 [registration responsibility] Imported food overseas producers that intend to export food to China shall obtain registration with the General Administration of Customs.

Article 5 [classified management] Based on the risk analysis, the General Administration of Customs implements the classified registration administration for the overseas producers of imported food.

Disclaimer: This translation has been commissioned by CIRS Group in order to help overseas food manufacturers. However, we accept no liability for the content in this document and readers are reminded that they must refer to the official government version of the regulation in its original language. The Chinese version is available to download as a pdf.