Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - Experience in the Application of the Principle of Regionalization - Communication from Chile
World Trade Organization G/SPS/GEN/610 7 December 2005 (05-5829) Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Original: Spanish experience in the application of the principle of REGIONALIZATION Communication from Chile The following communication, received on 5 December 2005, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of Chile. _______________ introduction As confirmed by the relevant international scientific organizations – in the case of plant health, the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and in the case of animal health, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) – Chile is a country free of the principal pests and diseases that limit agricultural and forestry exports. Thanks to the surveillance systems introduced, Chile has been able to detect the entry of pests and diseases, and to control and subsequently eradicate them at an early stage. Chile participates actively in the relevant international scientifi