Phytosanitary Issues Management

The Phytosanitary Issues Management (PIM) unit facilitates and negotiates, through the use of scientifically based processes, the safe export and import of agricultural commodities.

Consistent with its responsibilities as the recognized National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) for the United States under the International Plant Protection Convention, acting on behalf of the Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) does the following:


Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

View information regarding forthcoming Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

Glossary of Phytosanitary Terms 

The International Plant Protection Convention's Glossary of Phytosanitary Terms is a reference standard, listing terms and definitions with specific meaning for phytosanitary systems worldwide.