China: National Food Safety Standard for Raw Milk First Amendment Notified to WTO

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CH2023-0156
On October 25, 2023, China notified the National Food Safety Standard for Raw Milk No. 1 Amendment to the World Trade Organization (WTO) under G/SPS/N/CHN/1288. The proposed date of entry into force is to be determined. Comments may be submitted to China’s SPS National Notification and Enquiry Center at until December 24, 2023. The report provides an unofficial translation of the draft amendment.

Related Reports

The Competition Commission of South Africa, and independent body under the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition announced the launch of a comprehensive market inquiry that will seek to determine if the South African poultry industry is impeding, distorting, or restricting competition in a way that violates the South African Competition Act.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Canada: Comment Period Open for Bill 96 in Quebec

On January 10, the Quebec Ministry of the French Language launched consultations on the Draft Regulations, which includes necessary amendments and clarifications to Bill 96, An Act respecting French, passed on June 1, 2022.
On February 2, 2024, the Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) notified G/TBT/N/JOR/55 to the World Trade Organization, Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade.