Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-081  
NTB Type
3.3. Standards disparities  
NTM Code
B14: Authorization requirement for TBT reasons 
Complaint
South Africa places adhoc requirements on the importation of perishable goods in the form of standards  
Status note
Soth Africa reported that compulsory specifications for perishable goods are aimed at ensuring the health and safety of the consumer and fair trading practices. The relevant internationally recognised Codex Standards and Codes of Practice are used as a basis for these compulsory specifications. Documents from Codex are specifically referenced by the WTO-SPS Agreement.  
Progress update note
 
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
South Africa: Ministry of Trade (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Tanzania  
Date of incident
2009-07-23  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2010-11-22  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2009-07-23 00:00  
Modified
2010-11-22 00:00