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

Public ID: PID-GOJQ69

Timeframe to implement new regulations for UK food and drink exports to India provides an insufficient transition period for businesses

in India

Trade barrier summary

This affects UK exporters of food and drink products to India. The Food Standards and Safety Authority of India, when implementing any regulations, provides a 90 day transition period for new regulations to come into effect. Sometimes, this 90 day period may not be long enough for exporters - depending on the nature of the end product, its shelf life, and its packaging material.

Sectors affected

  • Food and drink



Date reported

12 October 2020

Last updated

16 December 2020

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