Welcome to the EU-China Agriculture & Food Safety

Working closely with the Chinese competent authorities such as MOA, AQSIQ, NHFPC, NPC, MOFCOM , among others, the EUCTP II supports efforts to modernise China’s agricultural sector while enhancing capacity to maintain and increase agricultural production.

Under the auspices of the EU‐China Agricultural Dialogue (MOA, DG AGRI) and MoUs signed between Chinese and EU competent authorities, component 3 of the EUCTP II supports the modernisation of the agri‐food sector, food safety strategy and the administrative capacity to improve food and feed safety following EU food safety principles as well as the Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards referenced by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE), the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and Codex Alimentarius. Accordingly, the EUCTP II has implemented technical asistance activities to support the hamonization of standards relevant to EU-China trade focussed in the following themes: Food Safety, Plant Health, Animal Health, Geographical indications and Biotechnology.