The 3rd Kashgar Agricultural Expo will take place in Shufu County, Kashgar City, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, from October 10-12, according to a press conference in Shanghai on Wednesday.
The expo will highlight Kashgar’s advantages in agriculture and promote its farm products to the world.
Situated on the western edge of the Tarim Basin, Kashgar is an ancient oasis and a Silk Road town. Moderate climate and rich soil make Kashgar a prime agricultural land and a big fruit basket. Its farm products are known for good quality and rich nutrition.
The upcoming expo is larger than previous ones, totaling 60,000 square meters in show space and with more than 600 booths. Some 1,500 agribusiness firms and farm coops will display over 300 kinds of products. Deals signed at the expo may exceed 8 billion yuan.
The expo organizing committee has kicked off a month-long promotion and provided favorable policies for exhibitors and visitors:
1. A free 60-square-meter display booth for every exhibitor 2. Free booth ad production for every exhibitor 3. Two display racks, a table and a chair provided free for every exhibitor 4. Air fare reimbursement for one visitor per booth 5. Free hotel room for two per booth with breakfast (October 9-12). 6. Free office for exhibiters to sign contracts with clients 7. Free transport for expo participants to hotels and airport