Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

October 2017
  • U.S. - Canada Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Merida, Mexico, October 17, 2017.
    Contact Shelah Morita for details, Shelah.I.Morita@aphis.usda.gov
  • U.S. - Mexico Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Merida, Mexico, October 19, 2017. 
    Contact Eric Longen for details, Eric.C.Longen@aphis.usda.gov

December 2017
  • U.S. - Costa Rica Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Riverdale, Maryland, December 12, 2017.
    Contact Shelah Morita for details, Shelah.I.Morita@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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