STC Number - 70

Import conditions for pork meat and products

Maintained by: Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Raised by: European Union
Supported by:
First date raised: July 1999 G/SPS/R/15, para. 67
Dates subsequently raised:
Number of times subsequently raised: 0
Relevant documents: Raised orally
Products covered: 0203 Meat of swine, fresh, chilled or frozen.; 0206 Edible offal of bovine animals, swine, sheep, goats, horses, asses, mules or hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen.; 0209 Pig fat, free of lean meat, and poultry fat, not rendered or otherwise extracted, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, in brine, dried or smoked.
Primary subject keyword: Animal Health
Keywords: Animal health; Transparency
Status: Not reported
Solution:
Date reported as resolved:

Extracts from SPS Committee meeting summary reports

The European Communities reported that the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela had denied access to Danish pork meat and products without clearly indicating the import conditions or the relevant provisions. The EC representative urged Venezuelan authorities to notify the relevant measures, giving other Members a chance to comment.