Forest Products Export Standards - Phytosanitary Requirements of Cuba

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The information in this standard is provided on the following basis. The phytosanitary requirements found in this standard may be used as the basis of export certification. However, requirements may be changed by importing countries at any time at short notice or with no notice to New Zealand. This information is provided strictly on the basis that the Crown, the Ministry for Primary Industries, its statutory officers, employees, agents and all other persons responsible for or associated with the compilation, writing, editing, approval or publication of the information:

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Compliance with this standard is not to be taken as a guarantee that any particular goods will be granted access to any overseas market.

Last Updated: 08 January 2013

Commodities

Logs

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit required. Application for import permit must be received no less than 60 days before shipment.
Certification Requirements  Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark  
Insects Free of quarantine pests (offsite link to www.ippc.int)
Fungi Free of quarantine pests (offsite link to www.ippc.int)
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treatment and treatment specifications may be specified on the import permit.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release  
General Expenses incurred due to necessary measures such as disinfection, removal, confiscation, incineration and storage will be paid by the importer.

Wood/ Timber - Sawn

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit required. Application for import permit must be received no less than 60 days before shipment.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark  
Insects Free of quarantine pests (offsite link to www.ippc.int) .
Fungi Free of quarantine pests (offsite link to www.ippc.int) .
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treatment and treatment specifications may be specified on the import permit.
Fumigation  
   
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release  
General Expenses incurred due to necessary measures such as disinfection, removal, confiscation, incineration and storage will be paid by the importer.

Wood/ Timber - Chips

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit required. Application for import permit must be received no less than 60 days before shipment.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark  
Insects Free of quarantine pests (offsite link to www.ippc.int)
Fungi Free of quarantine pests (offsite link to www.ippc.int)
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treatment and treatment specifications may be specified on the import permit.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release  
General Expenses incurred due to necessary measures such as disinfection, removal, confiscation, incineration and storage will be paid by the importer.

Wood Products - Packaging

Import Permits or Declarations  
Certification Requirements Wood packaging material and dunnage must be marked in accordance with ISPM 15.
  Phytosanitary certificate NOT required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Wood packaging material and dunnage must be made of debarked wood in accordance with ISPM 15.
Insects  
Fungi  
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections  
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM15.
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM15.
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release  
General  
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