Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings
- India - U.S. Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meeting in New Delhi, India, February 23-24, 2016.
Contact Prakash Hebbar for details, Prakash.Hebbar@aphis.usda.gov
- Australia - U.S. Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meeting in Seattle, Washington, March 15-16, 2016.
Contact Karen Ackerman for details, Karen.Z.Ackerman@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 301-851-2311. 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.