China stops importing Japanese aquatic products!
General Administration of Customs Announcement No. 103 of 2023 (Announcement on the Complete Suspension of Imports of Japanese Aquatic Products)
In order to comprehensively prevent the risk of radioactive contamination of food safety caused by the discharge of Fukushima nuclear contaminated water into the sea, protect the health of Chinese consumers, and ensure the safety of imported food, in accordance with the "Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China" and its implementation regulations, "The Import and Export of the People's Republic of China" According to the relevant provisions of the Measures for the Administration of Export Food Safety and the relevant provisions of the Agreement on the Implementation of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of the World Trade Organization, the General Administration of Customs has decided to completely suspend the import of aquatic products originating in Japan from August 24, 2023 (inclusive) (including edible aquatic animals).
General Administration of Customs
August 24, 2023