Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meetings

March 2016

  • Australia - U.S. Plant Health Technical Bilateral Meeting in  Seattle, Washington,  March 15-16, 2016 

April 2016

  • EU-U.S. Plant Health Bilateral Meeting in Riverdale, Maryland, April 19-20, 2016

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.