In the EU, lists of regulated plants and other articles have been amended due to risk of quarantine pests. The lists shall be used from 11 of April 2022. Take a look, how this might impact import and trade.
Lists of EU quarantine pests and regulated non-quarantine pests has been changed from 11 April 2022. This may affect the import and trade of host plants and other regulated goods.
Pest risk analysis and risk categorization have been discussed in North Macedonia with the aim to achieve better protection from new risks arising from international trade, traffic and travelling and at the same time better use of resources focusing to different categories of pests, harmful to plants.
Pest is considered to be any species, strain or biotype of plant, animal or pathogenic agent injurious to plants or plant products. New lists of regulated pest and their host plants and other goods are in force for the imports into the EU since 14 December 2019.
The most harmful organisms of plants are listed as quarantine pests, which are regulated according to the pathways of their possible introduction into area or country – with their host plants or other goods in international trade.