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General conditions

1. General conditions for edible non-prescribed goods

1.1 Prohibited

Unless specified within the commodity list below, the Department is unaware of any specific edible non-prescribed goods that are prohibited from export to Taiwan.

1.2 Conditions

Unless specified within the commodity list below, the Department is unaware of any specific requirement for edible non-prescribed goods that are for export to Taiwan. Edible non-prescribed goods usually do not require a certificate for this market. Exporters should ascertain importing country requirements directly with their importer.

2. General conditions for inedible non-prescribed goods

2.1 Prohibited

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

2.2 Conditions

Unless specified within the commodity list below, the Department is unaware of any specific requirement for inedible non-prescribed goods that are for export to Taiwan. Exporters should ascertain importing country requirements directly with their importer.

Specific goods

Edible apiculture products

1. Preconditions for market access

Compliance with domestic requirements.

2. Documentation requirements

2.1 Government certification

For edible apiculture products, use an EX188B certificate (NEXDOC only).

The following document provides instructions on how to complete certificate template number EX188B (within the Next Export Documentation system (NEXDOC) Portal):

3. Other requirement

The Department is not aware of other requirements (e.g. labelling). Exporters are encouraged to confirm if any other requirement by contacting their importer or, if needed, the government authority in Taiwan.

4. Exemptions granted by importing country

The Department is not aware of any exemptions being granted by Taiwan for edible apiculture products. Exporters are encouraged to confirm if any exemptions apply by contacting their importer or, if needed, the government authority in Taiwan.

Edible unrefined (crude) plant-based oils

1. Preconditions for market access

Compliance with domestic requirements.

2. Documentation requirements

2.1 Government certification

For bulk shipments (150kg or greater) of unrefined edible plant-based oils, Use EX188B (manual only) with the following endorsement:

‘The product is intended to be further refined and is suitable for use in processing of product for human consumption.’

This certification does not apply to a processed plant product that has animal by product ingredient[s] (e.g. animal fats or oils).

3. Other requirement

The Department is not aware of other requirements (e.g., labelling). Exporters are encouraged to confirm if any other requirement by contacting their importer or, if needed, the government authority in Taiwan.

4. Exemptions granted by importing country

The Department is not aware of any exemptions being granted by Taiwan for edible unrefined plant-based-oils. Exporters are encouraged to confirm if any exemptions apply by contacting their importer or, if needed, the government authority in Taiwan.

Refined edible plant-based oils and plant-based oil products

1. Preconditions for market access

Compliance with domestic requirements.

2. Documentation requirements

2.1 Government certification

For bulk shipments (150kg or greater) of fully refined edible plant-based oils and plant-based oil products, use EX188B (manual only) with the following endorsement:

‘This product is fit for human consumption.’

This certification does not apply to a processed plant product that has animal by product ingredient[s] (e.g. animal fats or oils).

3. Other requirement

The Department is not aware of other requirements (e.g. labelling). Exporters are encouraged to confirm if any other requirement by contacting their importer or, if needed, the government authority in Taiwan.

4. Exemptions granted by importing country

The Department is not aware of any exemptions being granted by Taiwan for refined edible plant-based-oils or plant-based oil products. Exporters are encouraged to confirm if any exemptions apply by contacting their importer or, if needed, the government authority in Taiwan.

Latest updates

03/08/2022 - Honey NEXDOC update including guidance material.
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Last updated: 3/08/2022 1:22 PMCreated: 17/08/2020 9:32 AM