Plant health as a trade policy issue

  title={Plant health as a trade policy issue},
  author={Christopher McRae and Deborah Wilson},
  journal={Australasian Plant Pathology},
Plant health status has always influenced international trade. However, since the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, the plant health status of Member countries has be come an integral part of import risk analysis via the disciplines of the WTO’s SPS Agreement. It is now incumbent on Member countries not using international standards to produce import risk analyses that are science-based, objective, defensible and transparent to support the imposition of sanitary and… CONTINUE READING
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