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Effective October 1, 2022 the Fruits and Vegetables Import Requirements (FAVIR) database has been replaced by the Agricultural Commodity Import Requirements database at https://acir.aphis.usda.gov/s/


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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Banana (Fruit; Hand of fruit; Leaf) from Korea, Republic of into Guam and CNMI
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.
Musa spp. Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Fruit, Hand of fruit, Leaf
2 Admissible Ports: Guam and CNMI
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.
Instructions for Officers
5 Inspect plantains, cooking bananas, and bananas which differ from the usual bananas of commerce using the Guidelines for Standard Inspection of Pulpy Fruits and Fleshy Vegetables (https://cbp.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/php/qpas/downloads/aqi/guidelines/InspectionProcedures-PulpyFruitsandFleshyVegetables.pdf). restricted image
6 Inspect the usual bananas of commerce using the procedure Bananas (Bulk and Containerized Consignments) (https://cbp.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/php/favir/SpecialProcedures/downloads/Procedures_bananas.pdf). restricted image
Commodity Information
7 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24706  
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