Vietnam removing quarantine regulations for imported processed seafood

Published on
August 3, 2022
Dozens of frozen tuna portions sitting in a large box.

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has signaled it will remove quarantine regulations for frozen processed seafood products imported to the country for the purpose of reprocessing domestically for export.

A new circular was issued by the ministry 28 July, and will come into force on 11 September, 2022. It is an amendment to a 2016 circular on quarantine regulations requiring almost 100 percent of imported processed seafood cargoes to be quarantined before customs clearance …

Photo by Toan Dao/SeafoodSource

Contributing Editor reporting from Hanoi, Vietnam

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