China publishes new produce import approval list -

China publishes new produce import approval list

China publishes new produce import approval list

Update: The U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has told that contrary to what has been published by AQSIQ, Washington apples are still banned from the Chinese market. Chinese authorities have not yet responded to requests to explain why this fruit was included in the list.

Washington apples and Israeli citrus are just two of several new fresh fruit items listed by China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) as approved for import. longan_44013721 panorama

On Sept. 17, the authority published a long list of fresh fruit exports allowed into China by country of origin, which also included the lifting of bans on Uruguayan citrus and Thai cherimoyas.

Below we have listed the approved fruit crops by continent and country:

North America

U.S.: Plums (California), cherries (Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho), grapes (California), apples (Red Delicious, Golden Delicious/Washington, Oregon, Idaho), tangerines, oranges, grapefruit, lemons (California, Florida, Arizona, Texas), pears (California, Washington, Oregon)

Canada: Cherries

Mexico: Avocados, grapes

Costa Rica: Bananas

Panama: Bananas

South America

Colombia: Bananas

Ecuador: Bananas

Peru: Grapes, mangoes, citrus (grapefruit, tangerines, oranges, limes)

Chile: Kiwifruit, apples, grapes, plums, cherries, blueberries, avocados

Argentina: Oranges, grapefruit, tangerines and their hybrids, apples, pears

Uruguay: Oranges, pummelos, grapefruit, lemons


Thailand: Tamarinds, oranges, Annona (cherimoyas/custard apples), oranges, grapefruit, papayas, carambola, guavas, rambutans, wax apples, jackfruit, coconut colored fruit, pineapples, ginseng fruit, bananas, passion fruit, coconuts, longans, durians, mangoes, litchis, mangosteens

Malaysia: Longans, mangosteens, litchis, coconuts, watermelons, papayas, rambutans

Indonesia: Bananas, longans, mangosteens, snakeskin fruit

Vietnam: Mangoes, longans, bananas, litchis, watermelons, rambutans, jackfruit, dragon fruit

Myanmar: Longans, mangosteens, rambutans, litchis, mangoes, watermelons, melons, Jujubes

Philippines: Pineapples, bananas, mangoes, papayas

Japan: Apples, Pears

Pakistan: Mangoes, citrus

India: Mangoes, grapes

Israel: Oranges, grapefruit, pummelos, lemons, grapefruit

Tajikistan: Cherries


Australia: Tangerines, oranges, lemons, grapefruit, mangoes, apples (Tasmania), grapes, cherries (Tasmania)

New Zealand: Tangerines, oranges, lemons, apples, cherries, grapes, kiwifruit, plums, pears


France: Apples, kiwifruit

Spain: Oranges, pummelos, grapefruit, lemons

Italy: Kiwifruit

Cyprus: Tangerines

Belgium: Pears

Greece: Kiwifruit


South Africa: Oranges, grapefruit, pummelos, lemons, grapes

Egypt: Oranges, grapefruit, lemons, grapefruit

Morocco: Citrus



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