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Sri Lanka has banned the import of organic fertilisers manufactured in which country?
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Japan
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - China


* Sri Lanka has banned the import of organic fertilisers manufactured in China after state agriculture authorities detected harmful bacteria in them for the second time.

* Sri Lanka was to import 99,000 metric tonnes of organic fertiliser at a cost of 63 million dollars from China’s Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group Co Ltd.

* China manufactured organic fertilisers that contained a microorganism identified as ‘Erwinia’.

* Agriculture experts warned that China’s organic fertiliser importation would create an agricultural disaster in the island nation.

Published On : October 1, 2021
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