Administrative Provisions on Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Foods (GACC Decree No. 248) - CIRS English Translation

Updated on 3 Jun. 2021

The Administrative Provisions on Registration of Overseas Manufacturers of Imported Foods was published by General Administration of Customs, P.R.China (GACC) on April 13, 2021. Please click here to find the significant changes.

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Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1 The regulations are formulated in order to strengthen the registration management of overseas production enterprises of imported food, in accordance with the Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China and its implementation regulations, the Import and Export Commodity Inspection Law of the People's Republic of China and its implementation regulations, the Entry and Exit Animal and Plant Quarantine Law of the People's Republic of China and its implementation regulations, and the Special Provisions of the State Council on Strengthening the Supervision and Administration of Food and Other Products and other laws and administrative regulations.

Article 2 These Regulations shall apply to the registration management of overseas production, processing and storage enterprises that export food to China (hereinafter referred to as overseas production enterprises of imported food).

The overseas production enterprises of imported food specified in the preceding paragraph do not include the production, processing and storage enterprises of food additives and food-related products.

Article 3 The General Administration of Customs is uniformly responsible for the registration and management of overseas production enterprises of imported food.

Article 4 An overseas production enterprise of imported food shall be registered with the General Administration of Customs.

Disclaimer: This translation has been commissioned by CIRS Group in order to help overseas food manufacturers. However, we accept no liability for the content in this document and readers are reminded that they must refer to the official government version of the regulation in its original language. The Chinese version is available to download as a pdf.