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Hunan food industry stands in front Rank in China

Updated:2021-12-20 08:41:18

The Hunan Food Industry Association held its 7th congress in Changsha on December 16, 2021. The conference announced that, Hunan’s food industry scale ranks among the top in China, with its economic aggregate ranking 7th nationwide.

In 2020, 2,685 large food enterprises in Hunan, not including tobacco sector, had achieved a total operation revenue of 527.41 billion yuan, taking up 13.8% of the provincial total of large enterprises which was 1.1 percentage points higher than that in 2015. Hunan’s economic aggregate of food industry ascended from eighth nationwide in the end of the 12th Five-year Plan period (2011-2015) to seventh during the 13th Five-year Plan period (2016-2020).

Over the past five years, the association has taken all-out efforts to promote sci-tech innovation in food industry, made active participation in poverty alleviation, and fought against the COVID-19 epidemic. The compilation of the Hunan chapter of History of China’s Industry – Food Industry Volume had been completed.

The conference selected the chairperson of its seventh council, and employed academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering Yin Yulong and Shan Yang to be senior advisor and expert committee director respectively.

The association will focus on increasing incomes of food industry employees, efficiency of enterprises, development of the industry, and tax revenue of government, to accelerate Hunan’s food industry to achieve the “trillion yuan output” goal.

Translator: Pang Yuehui