Problems importing Bamboo Poles from China

Maison, Suzanne
October 2012
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p3
A letter from Suzanne Maison of Bamboo and Rattan Works Inc. is presented. She relates a problem she encountered regarding her firm's shipment of bamboo from China. She was shocked that unknowledgeable persons deputized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture inspected the bamboo and ordered them either returned to China or destroyed within 24 hours. She thanked some American Bamboo Society members and others who helped get the shipment released.


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