Through export quarantine by Qingdao Customs, 2.7 tons of fresh perilla leaves cleared import customs in Japan on August 21.
According to customs statistics, since July, the port of Yantai has exported fresh perilla leaves totaling 17 tons, an increase of nearly 50% month-on-month.
Nowadays, Japan’s biggest concern about Chinese perilla leaves is pesticide residual involving 318 test items. Since April, Japan has been making intensive detections of isoprocarb and fenobucarb over perilla products from China at the sampling rate of 30%.
According to Yantai Customs House, they have strengthened the source control to ensure product quality and safety, stationing phytosanitary experts in local enterprises to provide help and service for standardizing plantation and pesticide control; for workshop processing, the Customs intensifies process control on food safety; meanwhile, the Customs keeps focusing on latest foreign requirements on fresh vegetables and guiding domestic suppliers up to the foreign standards.
At present, Yantai enjoys 230 mu of perilla plantation area, with sales revenue more than 30 million yuan and export value more than 3 million US dollars per year. Till now, Yantai Customs has cleared nearly 80 tons of fresh perilla leaves in export, without product complaints from overseas.
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