Tuesday 23 October 2018

1,300 exhibitors to take part in Chinese agriculture expo

SHANGHAI, May 17, 2017

More than 1,300 exhibitors will showcase and discuss latest developments at the upcoming 5th edition of the Chengdu International Urban Modern Agricultural Expo (also known as Agro Chengdu) taking place in Chengdu, China, next month.

The expo, a complete event for agricultural products and technology, will take place from June 30 to July 3.

The expo aims to stage a professional exchange platform for both domestic and foreign agricultural enterprises to establish their brands, expand market reach and promote cross-border trade cooperation, said a statement from the organisers.

Chengdu is an important city in China's Belt and Road initiative and also one that the Chinese Government has heavily invested in. The operation of China-Europe block train railway has become a great artery for Chengdu's economic development and contributes significantly to a higher level of international cooperation, with its impact extending to the agricultural sector, it said.

Every year, agricultural institutions, business associations, and enterprise representatives from more than 10 countries and regions convene at Agro Chengdu to trade and exchange.

Amir Laty, consul general of Israel in Chengdu, after attending the 4th Agro Chengdu, provided very positive feedback on the show and considered Chengdu as having a great potential for cooperation with many countries with Israel being one of them.

This year, the event will cover an exhibition floor of 55,000 sq m and attending exhibitors will demonstrate agricultural products and technology covering the entire agricultural supply chain -- from modern agricultural technologies, special agricultural products, materials used for agriculture, agricultural machineries, agricultural products cold chain logistics and packaging, to modern agricultural comprehensive service and others, said a statement.

It is worth mentioning that the expo has also added a cooperation pavilion dedicated to the "Belt and Road" initiative, which focuses on displaying agricultural products, technological equipment and cooperation projects brought by various countries and cities participating in the grand Initiative.

Enterprises from 11 countries including Russia, Israel, France, Malaysia, Australia, Spain, Singapore, Japan, Thailand, and Nepal have confirmed that they will attend the exhibition, and participation of more countries can be expected, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service

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