CCASIA is one of the 6 Regional Coordinating Committees established by Codex Alimentarius Commission at its 11th Meeting held in Rome, Italy in July 1976. Its first meeting was held in New Delhi (India) in January 1977 and now meets every two years. 24 countries of the Asian region, including Bhutan are the members of this Committee. The main objective of CCASIA is to promote mutual communication among the Asian members as well as to develop regional standards for certain food products.

China is the current Coordinator for CCASIA, originally being elected in September 2019 by the members of CCASIA and endorsed by the Codex Alimentarius Commission in 2020.

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