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Bahrain

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General conditions

1. General conditions for edible non-prescribed goods

1.1. Prohibited

Unless specified with in the commodity list below, the Department is unaware of any specific requirement for edible non-prescribed goods that are for export to Bahrain.

1.2. Conditions

Bahrain is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which has published a Guide for control on imported foods (PDF 1.7 MB). This guide sets requirements, including certification, for all edible products imported into Bahrain.

Although edible apiculture products are not specifically mentioned in the guide, honey and other edible apiculture product exports must comply with domestic Australian requirements and must be accompanied by a certificate, which attests:

  • The product is fit for human consumption, in accordance with the hygiene requirements of the GCC.
  • The product(s) was handled in accordance with GCC requirements, at an establishment subjected to inspections by the officially recognised body and implements a food safety system based on HACCP principles or an equivalent system.

2. General conditions for inedible non-prescribed goods

2.1 Prohibited

Unless specified with in the commodity list below, the Department is unaware of any specific requirement for inedible non-prescribed goods that are for export to Bahrain.

2.2 Conditions

Compliance with relevant Australian domestic requirements. The Department is unaware of any certification requirements for export to Bahrain.

Specific goods

Apiculture products

1. Preconditions for market access

Exporters who to export edible apiculture products into this country should contact the Department to request development of an Australian health certificate.

2. Documentation requirements

3. Other requirements

4. Exemptions granted by importing country


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Last updated: 29/07/2021 2:26 PMCreated: 17/08/2020 9:32 AM