Guizhou tea exports surge

Guizhou tea exports surge

The reporter learned from the Propaganda Department of the Yinjiang Tujia and Miao Autonomous County Committee of Tongren City, Guizhou Province on the 29th that 17.85 tons of tea from the county were exported to Malaysia.

Yinjiang Autonomous County This batch of tea is 40 US dollars per kilogram, worth 714,000 US dollars. In addition to exporting tea from this county to Malaysia, there will also be teas sent to Dubai, Singapore and the Philippines.

Tea is a traditional advantageous industry in Guizhou Province. Due to the ecological advantages of “low latitude, high altitude, little sunshine, cloudy fog, and no pollution”, coupled with the rich trace elements such as zinc and selenium in Guizhou soil, Guizhou has become a large area Suitable areas for tea production. In 2019, the tea plantation area in Guizhou reached 7 million mu, ranking first in China for 7 consecutive years.

At present, Guizhou has achieved 24 tea export districts and counties. Tea has become the province’s largest export of agricultural products. The exporting countries have shifted from the traditional Middle East to Northern Europe, Southeast Asia, and the United States. From January to April 2020, Guiyang Customs exported a total of 85.231 million RMB (RMB, the same below) of tea, a year-on-year increase of 90.7%.

The first tea export business in Zunyi Comprehensive Bonded Zone of Guizhou Province in 2020 has been successfully cleared recently. This batch of tea was exported by Guizhou Dekaite Import and Export Trade Co., Ltd. The export destination is Dubai, with a total weight of 16 tons. The company has signed more than 70 million RMB in tea import and export orders in 2020, which are mainly exported to Dubai, Southeast Asia, Turkey and other countries or regions.

As the main battlefield for poverty alleviation in China, in 2019, the development of the tea industry in Guizhou drove 3.561 million people, 348,100 poor households, and achieved 174,600 poverty alleviation. The annual per capita income of tea-related personnel reached 10,699.08 RMB, of which the per capita annual income of tea-related poor households At 5722.79 RMB, the tea industry has become an important supporting force in the province’s poverty alleviation.

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