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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.

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Upon receipt of a postcard from the customs bureau

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Related ministries and agencies

Management authority
Responsibilities Responsible Ministries Contact
Issuance of a certificate of import/export permission Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry  
Listed species brought by ship Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ecosystem Conservation Office, Resources and Environmental Research Division, Resources Enhancement Promotion Department, Fisheries Agency
Telephone: 03-3502-8111 (MAFF main number)
Scientific authority
Responsibilities Responsible Ministry or organization Contact counters and other information
Herbaceous species of plants Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Horticultural Crop Division, Crop Production Department, Agricultural Production Bureau
Telephone: 03-3502-8111 (MAFF main number)
Arboreous Plant species Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Forest Multiple Use and Conservation Research and Management Division, Private Forest Department, Forestry Agency
Telephone: 03-3502-8111 (MAFF main number)
Animals Ministry of the Environment Wildlife Division, Nature Conservation Bureau
Telephone: 03-3581-3351 (MOE main number)
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ecosystem Conservation Office, Resources and Environment Research Division, Resources Enhancement Promotion Department, Fisheries Agency
Telephone: 03-3502-8111 (MAFF main number)

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Division in Charge

Office of Trade Licensing for Wild Animal and Plants, Trade Licensing Division, Trade Control Department, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau

Last updated:2016-06-27