Advice on Import and Export
In the past, pests and diseases have been introduced to Europe and
The causal agent of the Dutch elm disease for instance has been introduced with infested timber from
To prevent such damage the European Union has adopted import prohibitions and restrictions on plants and plant products that can carry such organisms. Regulations have to be taken into account by travellers, companies and scientific institutions.
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072 establishing uniform conditions for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament and the Council, as regards protective measures against pests of plants
Last update: 28 June, 2022