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China's GACC Visits Italy to Enhance Bilateral Cooperation

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From Jun 24 to 26, Director General of GACC (China's customs), Yu Jianhua, visited Italy and held bilateral talks with the Italian Minister of Health, Orazio Schillaci, the Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Angelo Rosi, and the Director General of Customs and Monopolies, Roberto Alesse.


From Jun 24 to 26, Director General of GACC (China's customs), Yu Jianhua, visited Italy and held bilateral talks with the Italian Minister of Health, Orazio Schillaci, the Senior Advisor of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Angelo Rosi, and the Director General of Customs and Monopolies, Roberto Alesse.

 

During the meeting with Orazio Schillaci, both sides exchanged views on animal disease prevention and control, the lifting of restrictions on swine vesicular disease (SVD), and the registration of food production enterprises that export to China.

 

During the meeting with Angelo Rosi, both sides exchanged views on plant disease prevention and control, as well as the export of fruits to China. After the meeting, the two sides signed the protocol on the export of fresh pears from Italy to China.

 

During the meeting with Roberto Alesse, both sides engaged in discussions on cooperation between the respective customs authorities, innovation in customs supervision and the application of technology, and administrative cooperation in investigations. After the meeting, the two sides signed a joint statement on strengthening inter-agency cooperation to ensure interconnected and secure supply chains.

 

Prior to this visit, on Jun 16, 11 new Italian beef plants obtained access to export to China, bringing the total number of Italian beef plants eligible for export to China to 12.