Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

April 2018

  • U.S. - India Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in New Delhi, India, April 11, 2018
    Contact Prakash Hebbar for details, Prakash.Hebbar@aphis.usda.gov
  • U.S. - Ecuador Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Quito, Ecuador, April 24-25, 2018
    Contact Mohamed Sedegui for details, Mohamed.Sedegui@aphis.usda.gov
  • U.S. - New Zealand Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Portland, Oregon, USA, April 24-25, 2018
    Contact Karen Ackerman for details, Karen.Z.Ackerman@aphis.usda.gov

May 2018

  • U.S. - Indonesia Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 14-18, 2018
    Contact Prakash Hebbar for details, Prakash.Hebbar@aphis.usda.gov (tentative)
  • U.S. - European Union Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Riverdale, Maryland, USA, May 16-17, 2018
    Contact Matthew Messenger for details, Matthew.T.Messenger@aphis.usda.gov


The Phytosanitary Issues Management staff requests stakeholder input in developing agenda items for upcoming Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings. Please contact the PIM staff by calling 301-851-2046. The meetings are an opportunity to acquire, expand, or maintain export and import agricultural markets by:

  • Exchanging information about specific commodities.
  • Amending current phytosanitary requirements based on updated information.
  • Documenting agreements made and next steps.
  • Establishing time frames for completion of items/resolution of issues.
  • Establishing joint working groups to explore and resolve issues of mutual concern.
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