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Title : Shrimp and Abalone to be Included in SIMP
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Source : Lexology
Year : 2018
Link : https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=e947bec6-04a6-4b05-b3b8-527b53254c17
Country : United States of America
Commodity: SE-Other seafood (crustaceans, bivalve molluscs, cephalopods)
Abstract: As previously reported on this blog, the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce Department, issued a final rule on December 9, 2016 (81 FR 88975), that established the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP). The goal of the program is to prevent illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) seafood from entering U.S. commerce. SIMP established data reporting and recordkeeping requirements for imports of certain priority fish and fish products.