Beijing is to host the fourth China International Produce Trade
Fair in October, a Ministry of Agriculture official announced
Zhang Yuxiang, director of the market and economic information
bureau, said the fair will be held from October 17 to 21 at the
Beijing Agriculture Exhibition Hall.
She made the announcement at a seminar on national agriculture
market information in Guiyang, capital of the southwestern Guizhou
The fair will feature booths for local specialties as well as
Statistics show the Ministry of Agriculture provided 52 billion
yuan (US$6.5 billion) in financial assistance to nearly 4,300
produce processing enterprises in 2005.
(Xinhua News Agency April 6, 2006)