United Arab Emirates: Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report
This report covers food and agricultural import regulations and standards in the United Arab Emirates. U.S. agricultural suppliers are advised to consult with local importers prior to shipping to verify application of this tax on their products. This report is intended to be used in conjunction with information provided in the 2022 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Export Certificate Report for the United Arab Emirates. Noted updates this year include the UAE extension of the dates for implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Article 3.1 to December 29, 2022, and regulations on plastic bags by the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai.