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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Grape (Cluster of fruit; Fruit) from Korea, Republic of into Ports as Specified in the Import Requirements
The CIR contains current import regulation information for the selected Commodity Import (a specific commodity approved from a designated country, or region, into one or more designated ports). A flag ( Access Restricted to APHIS/CBP ) indicates information that is intended for and available to an APHIS/CBP audience only.
Vitis vinifera Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Cluster of fruit, Fruit
2 Admissible Ports: Ports as Specified in the Import Requirements
3 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to APHIS eFile.
4 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
5 Admissible Ports: Guam and CNMI: No additional requirements
6 Admissible Ports: All Ports EXCEPT Guam and CNMI
  6.1 Phytosanitary Certificate: Grapes must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the Republic of Korea declaring the fruit in the consignment was found free of C. punctiferalis, E. ambiguella, S. pilleriana, S. auriferella, or M. fructigena, and Nippoptilia vitis.
Commodity Information
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Additional Requirements
8 Grapes (Vitis spp.) may be imported into the United States from the Republic of Korea only under the following conditions and in accordance with all other applicable provisions of 7 CFR Part 305.

The fields where the grapes are grown must be inspected during the growing season by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the Republic of Korea. The NPPO of the Republic of Korea will inspect 250 grapevines per hectare, inspecting leaves, stems, and fruit of the vines.

If evidence of Conogethes punctiferalis, Eupoecilia ambiguella, Sparganothis pilleriana, Stathmopoda auriferella, or Monilinia  fructigena is detected during inspection, the field will immediately be rejected, and exports from that field will be canceled until visual inspection of the vines shows the infestation has been eradicated.

Fruit must be bagged from the time the fruit sets until harvest.

Each consignment must be inspected by the NPPO of the Republic of Korea before export.
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