Northwest Horticultural Council
Population: 7,263,234 (July 2021 est.)
Currency: Hong Kong dollar
Official Language(s): Chinese (Cantonese) and English
Please click on the above link for a list of chemical MRLs.
II. CHEMICALS AND ADDITIVE INFORMATION
A. Chemical residue standards:
Hong Kong maintains a national MRL list. Hong Kong does not apply a default MRL.
III. ORGANIC FRUIT REGULATIONS
Hong Kong Organic Center provides organic certification for local produce but does not have a law regulating organic products. U.S. organic products can be sold in Hong Kong with the U.S. organic logo.
Hong Kong is a free port and does not impose tariffs on apples, cherries, pears or stone fruits.
V. NON-TARIFF BARRIERS
A. Labeling requirements:
B. Licenses and quotas:
C. Currency Issues:
D. Pest and plant disease restrictions:
E. Health Certificates:
VI. MARKETING REPRESENTATIVES FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST TREE FRUIT INDUSTRY:
Northwest Cherry Growers/Washington State Fruit Commission/Washington Apple Commission:
Voice: 011 852-2554-1600
Fax: 011 852-3676-7960
Pear Bureau Northwest:
Louis Ng & Associates Ltd.
VII. OTHER RESOURCE LINKS:
- Hong Kong (U.S. Commercial Service/Department of Commerce)
- The World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency)
- U.S. Consulate
VIII. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Hong Kong’s official name is The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China.