Eastern Kazakhstan’s “Green Corridor” Speeds Horticultural Products into China

Since the launch of the “Zelenyĭ corridor” [“Green corridor”] connecting Kazakhstan with China, fruit and vegetable imports have reached a total of $ 15.2 million U.S. dollars, reports BNews.kz with data from the Department of Customs of the Almaty region. The most important products imported have been tomatoes (29.2 %), apples (21.1 %), cucumbers (19.5

Sichuan’s Luzhou City Plans to Have Almost 81,000 ha of “Mountain Vegetables” Under Cultivation by 2016

In the southern part of Sichuan Province, Luzhou Municipal Bureau of Agriculture reports that in 2013 Luzhou City’s vegetable plantation will reach 930,000 acres [~376,358 hectares], with a total output of 2,030,000 tons. 50,000 acres [~20,234 ha] of that area is in the high mountains and produce an output of 250,000 tons. The Bureau goes