On September 27, the General Administration of Customs and National Health Committee issued an announcement. From the date of promulgation of this announcement, two kinds of regulatory certificates, namely, the “Novel Food Raw Material License Certificate” and the “Temporary Application Standard for Importing Food Without National Food Safety Standards”, withdrew from the port for verification.
On September 18, the National Health Commission issued a catalogue of national food safety standards, with a total of 1,263 standards as of August 2019, including general standards, food product standards, special dietary food standards, food additive quality specifications and related standards, etc.
On September 2, the National Health Commission issued the "National Food Safety Standards Project Establishment Plan for 2019 (Second Batch)", including 8 nutrition and special dietary food standards such as “National Food Safety Standard Labeling of Pre-Packaged Food for Special Dietary Use” (GB 13432-2013) and 15 food nutrition enhancer quality specifications such as “Food nutrition enhancer Galacto-oligosaccharide”.
On November 8th, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the fifth round of China-Australia diplomatic and strategic dialogue with Australian Foreign Minister Payne in Beijing.
According to the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, since 2015, China and Australia have carried out four tariff reductions,
On November 13th, the State Administration of Market Regulation （SAMR）issued a sampling notice. The General Administration of the People's Republic of China recently conducted random inspections on 11 batches of special dietary foods from 6 enterprises in 4 provinces. One batch of infant food supplements failed to pass the sampling test, and the others were all qualified.