The division handles inspection and quarantine for the importation and exportation of animals and animal products, as well as the establishment and revision of quarantine laws, regulations and related measures. It also assists in the promotion of international markets for animal products. Another role of the division is the dispatching officials to foreign countries to carry out on-site inspection on the control of animal disease and quarantine operations for exports. In addition, it participates in animal quarantine technical consultations and meetings to resolve animal quarantine related issues and problems. Furthermore, it develops animal quarantine and treatment technologies to facilitate the expansion of exporting markets for animal products. Lastly, the division carries out research and development and the introduction of animal quarantine technologies for the promotion of quarantine effectiveness.