Friday, January 22, 2016

Update on ISPM 15 Participating Countries

Below is an updated list of countries participating in the ISPM 15 program:

North America
Africa
United States*  
Egypt
Canada*
Kenya
Mexico
Nigeria
 
Senegal
Latin America
Seychelles
Argentina
South Africa
Brazil
Tanzania
Bolivia
 
Chile
Asia
Columbia
 
Costa Rica
Australia
Cuba
China
Dominican Republic
India
Ecuador
Indonesia
Guatamala
Israel
Honduras
Japan
Jamaica
Jordan
Nicaragua
Lebanon
Paraguay
Malaysia
Peru
New Zealand
Trinidad & Tobago
Oman
Venezuela
Philippines
 
South Korea
Europe
Sri Lanka
European Union**
Syria
Norway
Taiwan
Switzerland
Thailand
Turkey 
Vietnam
Ukraine
 
 
 

*The U.S. and Canada currently maintain a bilateral agreement allowing for the movement of WPM across each other's border without ISPM 15 marks.

**European Union - Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

There are countries not on this list that are enforcing ISPM-15 without any published regulation. It is recommended to use ISPM-15 compliant wood packaging regardless of international destination.

Content courtesy of the NWPCA.

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