Uzbekistan: Extended zero customs duties for importing certain types of food
As of 4 November 2022, products included into the list of products adopted by Decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission dated 04.10.2022 N 140 are subject to the Technical Regulation on the safety of meat and meat products and require an EAEU Declaration of Conformity before they can be imported into the EAEU.
The adopted list includes product names and their HS codes (TN VED codes or customs tariff codes). The list includes:
Manufacturers and importers of packaged drinking water and soft drinks (including juices) are to be required to apply mandatory digital labelling on these products in accordance with the adopted Resolution.
The requirement to mark water and drinks with mandatory digital marking is to be introduced in stages. The procedure for mandatory digital marking of water and soft drinks through means of identification will be gradually introduced during 2023-2024
As of 18 September 2023, manufacturers and importers of milk and dairy products have to comply with the revised provisions of the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Milk and Dairy Products (TR TS 033/2013).
The amendments revise a number of definitions and microbiological properties of some milk and dairy products.
As of 1 January 2026, manufacturers and importers of food contact materials are required to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation (TR).
The technical regulation aims at the effective functioning of the internal market of plastic materials and articles (items) intended for contact with food, protection of human health and consumer rights.
Poultry meat and poultry meat products that have obtained conformity assessment documents (Conformity Declarations) before the Technical Regulation on the Safety of Poultry Meat and Products (TR EAEU 051/2021) entered into force (i.e. before 1 January 2023) can be produced and sold in the EARU until 30 June 2024.
As of 27 July 2022, manufacturers and importers of organic food products are required to comply with the adopted set of requirements.
The Law “On Organic Products if Uzbekistan” adopted in April 2022, regulates production, processing, storage, transportation, labelling and sale, as well as conformity assessment and authorization of organic products.
As of 1 January 2023, manufacturers and importers of poultry meat and products will have to comply with the adopted Technical Regulation on the Safety of Poultry Meat and Products (TR EAEU 051/2021).
The adopted Technical Regulation (“TR”) provides a set of definitions and requirements related to poultry meat and products. In particular, it applies to:
Draft Amendments No. 4 to the Technical Regulation on Food Labelling (TR TS 022/2011), aim to clarify a number of existing provisions, to prevent misleading of consumers and to help consumers make an informed purchasing decision.
In particular, the amendments would expand and clarify the list of potential allergens that must be highlighted on a product label.
Occupational exposure limits, HS management, health and safety training, H&S management, occupational safety rules
Environmental liability, waste management, air protection, water management, hazardous substances management, dangerous goods transportation, use of chemicals…
Cosmetics, food, electronics, chemicals, clothing, textiles, other consumer goods