MARD has recently issued Decision 57 / QD-BNN-BVTV on the suspension of tamarindus indica from Indonesia. This decision takes effect 60 days from today (6-1).
Caryedon serratus Olivier beetle on tamarind imported from Indonesia. Photo: Department of Plant Protection
About the cause of stop tamarind import, representatives of the Plant Protection Department (MARD) said: From 22-8-2016 to 6-12-2016, there are over 175 tons tamarindus indica imported. Export from Indonesia to Vietnam via Cat Lai Port has been detected by the Plant Protection Service of the Plant Protection Department of Caryedon serratus Olivier.
This species is a dangerous species in the list of plant quarantine objects of Vietnam and not yet in our country.
This weevil can cause a great loss of agricultural products stored in stock, causing damage to peanuts, seeds, cocoa beans, beans and tamarinds. According to international practices and regulations on plant quarantine Of Vietnam, the Plant Protection Department has repeatedly sent notices