Organic standards have developed in different countries over many years and there is at present no regulation on organic products, which is directly applicable worldwide. The choice of the most appropriate organic certification standard depends mainly on the final market of the organic product. The important import countries for organic products and an increasing number of production countries have regulated the organic markets, i.e. a product must be certified according to the applicable regulation in order to be marketed as "organic". Some of the most commonly certified standards in India are the following.