China resumes apple trade with Washington

China resumes apple trade with Washington

CHINA lifted its suspension of red and golden delicious apple imports from Washington state. The Chinese market for Washington apples was valued at $6.5 million in 2011.

In 2012, China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine suspended access for Washington red and golden delicious apples due to the repeated interception of three apple pests the agency considers significant: speck rot, bull's-eye rot and Sphaerop

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