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1st LD-Writethru: China suspends imports of all Japanese aquatic merchandise

BEIJING, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) — China will droop the imports of all aquatic merchandise originating from Japan ranging from Thursday to forestall dangers from Japan’s discharge of nuclear-contaminated wastewater.

The General Administration of Customs (GAC) stated in a press release that it has determined to take the emergency measures to comprehensively forestall radioactive air pollution dangers brought on by Japan’s discharge of the contaminated wastewater, shield the well being of Chinese shoppers and make sure the security of meals imports.

The resolution has been made in compliance with China’s meals security regulation, administrative protocols relating to the protection of meals imports and exports, in addition to the WTO’s settlement regarding the software of sanitary and phytosanitary measures, in response to the GAC.

Chinese customs authorities are extremely involved concerning the danger of radioactive contamination, stemming from the discharge of the wastewater, to Japanese meals and agricultural exports to China, stated an official with the GAC’s import and export meals security bureau.

The GAC will proceed to concentrate to the scenario of Japan’s discharge of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean, and dynamically modify related oversight measures to forestall dangers to the well being and meals security of the Chinese individuals, the official stated.