Kyrgyzstan bans animal imports from neighbours

12 September 2018

Kyrgyzstan has temporarily banned imports of animals and products of animal origin from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.

“In order to prevent the nodular dermatitis from entering Kyrgyzstan, the State Inspectorate for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Security imposed a temporary restriction on the imports of cattle, meat and by-products of cattle and tannery until the epizootic situation is clarified,” the report said.

It has been reported that the ban was extended to apply to imports of unprocessed leather.

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