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Examination and Approval on Export of Commercial Crop Seeds

DATE:2011-10-09       SOURCE:MOA
 

Subject:

 

Examination and approval on export of commercial crop seeds

 

Handling approach:

 

Examination and approval 

 

Contents to be examined:

 

1. Whether the applicant is qualified for seed import & export business

2. Whether the seed to be exported is within the scope of exports allowed by the state

 

Legal basis:

 

1. Seed Law of the People’s Republic of China

2. Interim Measures for Administration of Import & Export of Crop Seeds/Seedlings (promulgated by Decree No. 14 of the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in 1997)

 

Requirements:

 

1. Examination findings of the agricultural authority of the province where the enterprise is registered

2. The enterprise applying for export of commercial crop seeds shall obtain the Seed Business License for seed import & export issued by MOA and the Seed Import & Export License issued by the foreign trade authority.

3. Export of the commercial crop seeds shall be allowed by the state and agreed by the holder of plant variety right or the breeder/ breeding organization.

4. Variety resource identification by the Institute of Crop Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

5. The following documents are required:

a. Examination and Approval Form for Import/Export of Crop Seeds/Seedlings

b. Examination Form for Export of Crop Seeds/Seedlings produced by the Institute of Crop Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

c. Crop Seed Business License (photocopy)

d. Business License for an Enterprise as a Legal Person (photocopy)

e. Import & Export License (The applicant without import & export right shall entrust an organization with import & export right to be its agent and provide the Business License for an Enterprise as a Legal Person and the Import & Export License of the agent, all photocopies)

f. Description on the variety of seeds to be exported  

g. Certificate showing agreement of the holder of plant variety right or the breeder/breeding organization

 

Procedures:

 

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Examination and Approval Form for Import/Export of Crop Seeds/Seedlings and related documents submitted by the provincial agricultural authority.
2. Examination. The Department of Crop Production of MOA examines the application documents according to related national regulations.
3. Reply. The Department of Crop Production makes a proposal according to the
examination findings, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant.

 

Promised time limit: 20 workdays

 

Charge: Free of charge

 

Contact Information

Mail:  To: Crop Production Desk

Address: Administrative Examination and Approval Office

Ministry of Agriculture

No.11 Nongzhanguan Nanli, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Postcode: 100125  

 

(All information posted in this website is authentic in Chinese. English version is provided for reference only.)

 

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