Forest Products Export Standards - Phytosanitary Requirements of Kiribati

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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:

  1. disclaim any and all responsibility for any inaccuracy, error, omission, lateness, or any other kind of inadequacy, deficiency or flaw in, or in relation to, the information; and
  2. without limiting (1) above, fully exclude any and all liability of any kind on the part of all of them, to any person or entity that chooses to rely on this information

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: 09 January 2013

Commodities

Logs

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free from bark (de-barked).
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil Free of soil contamination.
Other No information.
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General  

Wood/ Timber - Sawn

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit not required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free from bark.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil Free of soil contamination.
Other No information.
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Timber must be treated*. The treatment details must be specified in the treatments section of the phytosanitary certificate.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Timber will be inspected upon arrival.
* The Government of Kiribati has not specified acceptable treatment options. MAFBNZ will confirm the treatment options with the Kiribati Authorities.Until MAF gets confirmation from the Kiribati authorities it is recommended that exporters confirm through their importing agents which treatment options are acceptable on a case-by-case basis.

Wood Products - Packaging

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit NOT required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate NOT required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark  
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil Free of soil contamination.
Other No information.
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection NOT required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General  
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