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Commodity


Chapter
04 Chapter 4 - Dairy produce; birds’ eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included

Sub Chapter
0403 Buttermilk, curdled milk and cream, yogurt, kephir and other fermented or acidified milk and cream, whether or not concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavoured or containing added fruit, nuts or cocoa.

Sub Heading
040310 - Yogurt

Code
04031000 Yogurt

 

Tariffs


 

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Standards Certificate required for Milk Powder and cream Powder Mandatory Technical Standard Bangladesh Standards And Testing Institution(BSTI) Standards Certificate required for Milk Powder and cream Powder Standards Certificate required for Milk Powder and cream Powder Import Policy Order 2015-18 30-06-2018

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
BSTI Certificate for Imported Products BSTI Certificate for Imported Products Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute (BSTI) View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Radiation Certificate Required for Food items Radiation Certificate Requirement Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) Radiation Certificate required for food items including milk and milk products Radiation Certificate Required for Food items Import Policy Order 2015-18 30-06-2018

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Membership Certificate From Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association (BFFEA) Membership Certificate From Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association (BFFEA) Bangladesh Frozen Foods Exporters Association (BFFEA) View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Substance tolerance limits for milk powder, milk food and milk products Radiation Certificate Requirement Bangladesh Standards And Testing Institution(BSTI) Acceptable limits of radioactivity for milk powder, milk food and milk products is 95 bq of CS-137 per kilogram and that for other food items is 50bq of CS-137 per kilogram. The level of CS-137 in an item shall be calculated in the state it reaches the port without being liquefied, concentrated or processed. In case of local items, the level of CS-137 in an item shall be calculated in the state it is marketed. The highest acceptable limit of radioactivity levels may be revised by the government from time to time. Substance tolerance limits for milk powder, milk food and milk products Import Policy Order 2015-18 30-06-2018

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
Radiation Certificate Radiation Certificate Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) View

Measures


Name Type Agency Description Comments Law Validity
Requirement for Labeling of all kinds of milk food products General Technical Standard Bangladesh Standards And Testing Institution(BSTI) All kinds of milk food products including baby food with fat contents covered under H.S. Heading 04.02 or 19.01 and all H.S. Code classifiable there under shall be importable subject to the following conditions, as;--- (a) The words: “মায়ের দুধের বিকল্প নাই (There is no alternative to breast- feeding) shall be printed clearly in relatively larger letters in Bangla in a visible space on each tin ,airtight package or bag in box of baby food with cream; (b) Composition and percentages of various ingredients shall be printed in Bangla on the tin containers, airtight packages or bag in boxes of milk food; (c) The date of manufacture and the date of expiry (for human consumption) of milk food shall be embossed or computer printed in permanent ink either in Bangla or in English on each airtight package with tin container, or bag in box; (d) The net weight of milk food shall be clearly indicated on each container in Bangla or in English; apart from this, in case of import of milk and milk product baby food, the registration number given by the Director, Institute of Public Health & Nutrition (IPHN) shall be printed on each tin/ airtight package with tin container/ bag in box clearly; Requirement for Labelling of all kinds of milk food products Import Policy Order 2015-18 30-06-2018

Procedures

Name Description Category View Procedure Detail with Relevant Forms
BSTI Certificate for Imported Products BSTI Certificate for Imported Products Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute (BSTI) View