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Pigmeat: China

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 40356, tabled on 13 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she expects to have obtained all the information required by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China for the final response to the inspection report in connection with the export of pig trotters to China.

Answered on

27 June 2016

We are working with the UK pork industry to collate the necessary data and information required by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China, which will be submitted by the end of June. The UK Agriculture, Food and Drink Counsellor, based in Beijing, has met with the Chinese authorities to raise the importance of this agreement and press for expeditious consideration of the UK application to allow exports of UK pigs’ trotters to commence as soon as possible.

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