Heilongjiang's TCM expo now underway
Updated : 2020-10-29
By ( e.my399.com )
The second Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Expo opens in Harbin on Oct 27. [Photo/dbw.cn]
The second Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Expo is currently underway in Harbin, the capital city of China's northernmost Heilongjiang province.
This year's expo is themed “revitalizing Heilongjiang’s traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and serving the people's health.”
A total of six exhibition areas covering 20,000 square meters have been set up to display Heilongjiang's TCM products, TCM processing techniques, TCM medical services and the planning of the province's TCM characteristic town projects.
Other activities will also take place during the expo, including the 2020 Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Cultural Industry Research Forum, the 2020 Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Planting and Industrial Development Summit Forum, the Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Health Industry Development Forum, the Grassroots Traditional Chinese Medicine Development Forum and a free consultation activity hosted by 100 famous TCM doctors.
Heilongjiang is a major agricultural province in China and a significant producer of Chinese medicinal materials.
Heilongjiang-produced TCM products on display at the second Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Expo. [Photo/dbw.cn]
According to Li Lianrui, deputy director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Heilongjiang Province, the province's traditional Chinese medicinal material planting area reached 2.6 million mu (173,333 hectares) this year, double the number in 2018.
TCM products produced in Heilongjiang are of pure origin, high quality and outstanding medicinal properties and are popular at home and abroad.
Heilongjiang-produced manyprickle acathopanax roots, indigowoad roots and fritillariae ussuriensis bulbues account for 80 percent, 50 percent and 30 percent of the Chinese market, respectively.
There are 39 leading TCM enterprises above designated size in Heilongjiang, with an annual processing output value of more than 5 billion yuan ($746.27 million).
A woman receives an ear inspection at the second Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine Expo. [Photo/dbw.cn]
Harbin regained the honorary title of "National Civilized City" on Aug 21.
Harbin Economic and Development Zone recently issued measures for the innovative development of the industrial chain.
The Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone recently moved to streamline its small business licensing regulations to help stimulate the zone’s economy.
Heilongjiang province will leverage all its formidable array of natural advantages to develop its popular winter tourism.