21 November 2022
The Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of ESCAP, the regional branch of the United Nations for Asia and the Pacific, provides the Secretariat of the network and a direct regional link to trade policymakers and other international organizations. [...] Disclaimer: The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this Working Paper do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. [...] The expiry date of the product when stored according to the given preservation method in the unopened state must be indicated on the label in accordance with the Act for Standardization and Proper Labeling of Agricultural and Forestry Products and the Food Sanitation Act. [...] The green line is the process of servicing and supervising the release of imported goods by not carrying out a physical inspection but examining documents after the issuance of the Letter of Approval for the Release of Goods (SPPB); it applies to commodities that are not included in the list of commodities on the red line (Directorate General of Customs and Excise, 2014). [...] Some of the important information that needs to be added to the product label is the name of the food (or name of the product), ingredients list, net quantity of content, name, and address of manufacturers (and importers), halal information, production date and code, date of expiration, distribution permit number, and origin of certain foodstuffs, such as the explanation if the food products conta.