This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-9NQX89

Restrictions on UK live brown crabs exports to China due to excessive non-compliant testing results for cadmium

in China

Trade barrier summary

The General Administration of Customs in China imposed positive release control on UK live brown crabs after cadmium levels in some UK brown crabs were found to be above the permitted levels of the Chinese standard.

Sectors affected

  • Agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and pets



Date reported

11 November 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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