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Provisional list of non-EU countries compliant with new EU antimicrobial requirements

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Summary

The EU has provided the World Trade Organization Sanitary and Phytosanitary (WTO SPS) Committee with a provisional list of non-EU countries that meet new EU requirements on the use of antimicrobial medicinal products in animals or animal products. Comparing this new list with the list of non-EU countries currently authorised to export these products to the EU, the following countries are not included, and still need to provide the declaration and appropriate guarantees required to avoid any disruption of trade on 3 September 2026: Armenia, Benin, Belize, Burkina Faso, Eswatini, Indonesia, India, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Panama, Sri Lanka, Serbia, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Wallis and Futuna.

The WTO consultation is open until 27 August 2024.