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Southwest China's Guizhou province recently issued 61.86 million yuan ($9.21 million) of special funds to develop its featured tea industry.
Since 2019, Southwest China's Guizhou province has taken efforts to expand camellia planting areas, increase the plant's quality, develop efficient camellia oil processing and provide technological support for the camellia oil industry.
During the National Day holiday, which ran from Oct 1 to 8 this year, Southwest China's Guizhou province saw 51.91 million visits and achieved tourism revenue of 36.72 billion yuan ($5.47 billion) – 76.71 percent of the same period last year.
According to a bilateral agreement signed between China and the European Union (EU) on Sept 14, Fenggang zinc selenium tea and Duobei tea -- from Southwest China's Guizhou province -- were listed among 100 products to be given Chinese geographical indication or GI status, affording them protection in the EU.
The 10th China (Guizhou) International Alcoholic Beverages Expo was held online and offline from Sept 9 to 13.
Puding county – administered by Anshun in Southwest China's Guizhou province – currently has 100,000 mu (6,66.67 hectares) of hotbed chives under cultivation and it exported 300,000 kilograms of hotbed chives to Southeast Asia since April.
Wudang district in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, launched a WeChat mini program for intelligent tourism on Sept 7.