Northwest Horticultural Council
Currency: Pakistan rupee
Official Language(s): Urdu, Punjabi
Please click on the above link for a list of chemical MRLs.
II. CHEMICALS AND ADDITIVE INFORMATION
A. Chemical residue standards:
Pakistan generally defers to maximum residue limits established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
B. Monitoring chemical residues:
C. Restrictions on use of waxes:
III. ORGANIC FRUIT REGULATIONS
Pakistan applies a 10-30% tariff on imported fruits and vegetables. In addition, a sales tax of 15% is assessed.
V. NON-TARIFF BARRIERS
A. Labeling requirements:
B. Licenses and quotas:
C. Currency Issues:
D. Pest and plant disease restrictions:
A phytosanitary certificate and import permit are required. Do not certify unless an IP is presented and all requirements can be met. Pakistan is currently conducting a pest risk assessment for U.S. apples.
VI. MARKETING REPRESENTATIVES FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST TREE FRUIT INDUSTRY:
VII. OTHER RESOURCE LINKS:
- The World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency)
- Pakistan (U.S. Commercial Service/Department of Commerce)
- U.S. Embassy