China Network to Shaanxi & Yunnan Pt.1: Agricultural High-tech Fair and Yangling Free Trade Zone
Last week was a busy week for the China (Agri) network. Consul General Koen Sizoo, agricultural counselor Wouter Verhey, and agricultural advisor Xizhe Hu visited fairs, companies, and science institutes and organized many activities in Shaanxi and Yunnan province.
From October 22nd until 26th, the Dutch agriculture cluster participated 27th China Agricultural High-tech Fair (CAF) in Yangling. In addition to the Netherlands pavilion, eleven other Dutch companies presented their knowledge about seeds, greenhouse tech, storage facilities, and more.
Consul General in Chongqing, Koen Sizoo, attended the opening before he visited the Seed Valley in Yangling Free Trade Zone. The quickly developing area is home to no less than 15 plant breeding companies, including Syngenta. In the evening, Dutch companies and their local partners came together for the Dutch Agribusiness Network Reception, including Foxconn Smart Agriculture and other leading businesses in the sector.