Hong Kong has no bilateral food trade agreements with the European Union, but has signed a free trade agreement with EFTA countries. Compared to China, the approval procedure for exporters is much easier. Hong Kong recognizes the opinions of veterinary inspection from European Union countries. Occasionally, different inspections in a country may be responsible for different agricultural products. Follow the link for a list of official inspection authorities recognized by HK authorities to issue health certificates for exported food:
The exporting country’s veterinary authorities are also required to confirm that the production facility and product comply with relevant sanitary, veterinary and quality standards, and that the products come from AI-free areas. In the event of an outbreak of the disease, the administrative region in question is excluded from exporting poultry to Hong Kong. However, there is no so-called specific list of establishments eligible for export. Any establishment recognized by the veterinary authorities of the exporter’s country can start shipping.
Hong Kong does not provide for meat quotas with preferential tariffs.
On a positive note, there are zero tariffs on poultry meat exported to Hong Kong. Their values are as follows: