Barcelona holds the SmartFruit and IPM International Congress and Fòrum Fruita E

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       Recently, SmartFruit International Congress and Fruit Business Forum Export .Cat was held at Barcelona, Spain. At the invitation of Ministry of Agriculture, livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment, MA Zengjun, Chairman of China Agricultural Wholesale Markets Association (CAWA), together with 10 representative importers arrived at Barcelona on 10th of March, and attended the opening ceremony of the Congress and the Forum.

Director Josep M. Pelegrí meet with President Ma

       During the congress, Catalonian government placed great importance on the development and cooperation of Chinese markets and Josep M. Pelegrí of Ministry of Agriculture, livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment had a brief discussion with Chairman MA as soon as Josep finished the opening speech; During the short discussion, they introduced to each other the agricultural sector in China and Catalan and explored potential cooperation.

Chairman MA’s Speech: ‘Features of Market demands in China’

         Ma was invited to give a keynote speech titled “Features of Market Demands in China” at the Fruit Business Forum Export .Cat, presenting the overall situation of Chinese wholesale markets industry, the development course of CAWA and Chinese customers' demands for fruits and also introduced key members of the delegation. Mr. MA pointed out that he would continuously expand cooperation with Prodeca, and bring more premium fruits and some other produce in Catalonia into Chinese markets.

On-site business matching meetings

        Catalonia is one of main important sweet fruits producing areas in Spain, also the 4th largest in the volume of pear, juicy peach and nectarine and the 12th in apple around the world. It has more than 50000 hectares fruit planting lands, occupying 6% of the total arable land, which produces over 100 tons fruits, mainly apples, pears, juicy peaches and nectarines. During the meeting, Chinese importers had detailed one- to- one business meetings with 22 exporters from Catalonia


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