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EU Import report

From 1st January 2021 all imports are recorded on the Third Country import report.


Queen Bees or nucleus colonies imported from the EU into England, Scotland and Wales in 2019
Country of origin Number of consignments imported Batched number of queens Batched number of nucleus Batched number of packages Batched number of Colonies Number of consignments inspected
Bulgaria 1 3 0 0 0 1
Cyprus 18 318 0 0 0 10
Czech Republic 7 159 0 175 0 1
Denmark 43 2574 0 0 0 22
France 1 0 0 0 15 1
Germany 25 203 0 20 1 11
Greece 88 4928 0 0 0 18
Italy 85 3304 0 2428 0 57
Malta 36 3529 0 0 0 26
Netherlands 4 12 0 0 0 3
Poland 3 40 30 0 20 1
Romania 37 2806 0 0 0 11
Slovenia 65 2205 0 0 0 25
Spain 1 0 0 0 100 1
TOTALS: 414 20081 30 2623 136 188

Please Note: The Table gives Notification of the intention to import bees for the Member States listed. The bees may not yet have been imported into the country.
For more information on legislation governing the importation of bees, click here.
For guidance notes, click here.