11.7.3 Qatar

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11.7.3.1 General information

A certificate in respect of ritual slaughter is required for beef. The exporter is responsible to make the necessary arrangements with an Islamic Organization to obtain certification acceptable to Qatar authorities. The operator is responsible to ensure that the labelling is in compliance with Qatar requirements.

11.7.3.2 Import prohibitions or restrictions

It is doubtful if pork or pork products would be acceptable, but this fact should be checked with the appropriate authorities.

11.7.3.3 Specific or additional inspection procedures

Nil

11.7.3.4 Additional certification

A certificate in respect of ritual slaughter is required.

Beef: Annex B must be issued. It can be used for Over Thirty Months (OTM) and Under Thirty Months (UTM).

11.7.3.5 Special packaging or marking requirements

Exporters should check as to whether labelling in Arabic is necessary.

11.7.3.6 Other requirements

Nil

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