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.
- European Union accepts documents provided in Traces without electrinic signature or scanned original documents (03/04/2020)
- COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/466 on temporary measures to contain risks to human, animal and plant health and animal welfare during certain serious disruptions of Member States’ control systems due to corona virus disease (COVID-19). In force until 1st June 2020 (01/04/2020)
Last update: 3 April, 2020