The 18th China Int’l Agricultural Trade Fair (CATF) will be held in Chongqing on Nov. 27-30, 2020. The event will be co-sponsored by the MARA and the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government.
In the principle of creating business opportunities and facilitating trade cooperation, the 18th CATF aims at displaying achievements in poverty alleviation by leveraging local strengths, facilitating direct purchase and brand marketing, and displaying new products, new technologies and emerging business forms in agriculture and rural areas.
The 2020 CATF will cover an area of about 204,000 square meters, featuring with specialized exhibition on poverty alleviation, human settlement, geographical indication, reclaimed farmland, cross-Strait agricultural cooperation, storage and preservation facilities, digital agriculture and agri-businesses. The exhibition on poverty alleviation will focus on progress in poverty reduction in areas of extreme poverty, particularly the Tibet Autonomous Region, the Tibetan areas of Qinghai, Sichuan, Gansu and Yunnan provinces, some areas in southern Xinjiang, Liangshan Prefecture of Sichuan, Nujiang Prefecture of Yunnan and Linxia Prefecture of Gansu. Nearly 10 sub-events will be staged during the fair, including promotion for brand products, forum on poverty alleviation and forum on rural culture.
The 2020 CATF will strengthen online promotion by an online promotion platform. The fair will be equipped with an indoor navigation system enabling visitors to design their visiting routes.