Photo shows a booth of potatos at the 9th Kunming Pan-Asia International Agricultural Expo in Kunming, October 9, 2013.[yunnan.cn]
The 9th Kunming Pan-Asia International Agricultural Expo kicks off on Wednesday (Oct 9) in Kunming.
The expo has attracted exhibitors from more than 10 countries and regions, such as: Thailand, Kazakhstan, Ghana, Korea and Vietnam etc. They have registered for a total of 1500 booths at this year's expo.
The event focuses on the development of agriculture with plateau ecological features, aiming to provide a large platform for agricultural project cooperation, technical exchanges, economic and trade talks.
Dounan Flower Industrial Park is designated as a permanent site of Kunming Pan-Asia International Agricultural Expo and Pan-Asia International Flower Show. The park, which is under construction at present, covers an area of 1020 mu (68 hectares), with a total investment of 3.9 billion yuan.
A manager of Dounan Flower Industrial Park said that they reached cooperation intentions with more than 5000 flower enterprises from domestic and overseas to settle in the park.