China Updates Phytosanitary Requirements for Pine Log and Lumber Imports

China’s General Administration of Customs released new phytosanitary requirements for pine logs and lumber from 7 countries (United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Portugal and Spain) where the pine nematode is present. The new rules cover testing and treating pine logs and lumber prior to export, phytosanitary certificate requirements, and port of entry requirements. The new guidelines also limits the ports pine logs and lumber from the listed countries can enter China.  The new guidelines will take effect on February 1st, 2022.


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US GAIN Report - Pinewood Log and Lumber Import Requirements Updated