Algeria Clarifies Halal Requirements for Food Imports


Date of Publishing: 18/06/2024    Affected Region: Algeria

On June 9, FAS received communication from the Algerian government clarifying that the Grand Mosque of Paris (GMP) halal certification requirement for imports to Algeria apply only to product originating from France, or from another European market where the GMP operates a halal certifying office. The clarifications on halal certification requirements were issued after reports of widespread confusion among food importers and brokers as to whether GMP certification was required for non-EU origin product.

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