Upcoming Yiwu Int'l Forest Products Fair
On October 22, the organizing committee of 12th China Yiwu International Forest Products Fair announced that the upcoming fair has attracted participants from Iran, Afghanistan, Russia, Latvia, Belarus, Canada, and other countries along the Belt and Road (B&R). The number of booths registered increased by 74.3% compared with last year. The B&R's special exhibition at this fair will set up more than 380 booths, with an area of 4000 m2, including imported bamboo and wooden daily necessities, handicrafts, household supplies, wine, fruit, and local specialties.
In addition, more than 30 ambassadors, consuls, and senior officials of forestry from Thailand, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Gabon, Liberia, and other countries will attend the opening ceremony and related events to meet and exchange ideas regarding forestry academics, science, and technology, etc. (By Wang Zhijian, translated by Li Ziyi, edited by Kendra Fiddler)