Fact Sheet

China's New Registration Regulations for Foreign Food Manufacturers

Starting from January 1, 2022, all overseas food manufacturers, processors and storage facilities of food products are required to comply with China’s new registration rules. 

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In April 2021, the General Administration of Customs of P.R. China (GACC) published two key regulations applicable to overseas food products exported to China. The product scope includes all food products except food additives and “food-related products”, such as food packaging materials, detergents, disinfectants, as well as tools and equipment used in food manufacturing.

In order to help Swiss companies get well prepared for such a new change of exporting to China, we have compiled the following explanations.

This factsheet will cover the following:

  • Product classification scheme
  • The two registration paths
  • Process for application
  • Details on validity period, suspension and rectification

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