- MEDIA CENTER
Southwest China's Guizhou province has maintained rapid growth in the edible fungi industry in the first three quarters of this year, with the planting of 3.5 billion sticks of edible fungi, an output volume of 1.11 million metric tons and an output value of 14.4 billion yuan ($2.19 billion).
During the ongoing third China International Import Expo in Shanghai, which runs to Nov 10, Guiyang city and nearby Guian New Area -- in Southwest China's Guizhou province -- will launch joint activities to showcase their achievements in trade and opening-up.
During the first three quarters of this year, the output value of green food in Southwest China's Guizhou province was 95 billion yuan ($14.19 billion), a year-on-year increase of more than 6 percent.
According to a white paper on digital economy development in China recently released by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, Southwest China's Guizhou province experienced digital economy growth of 22.1 percent last year, ranking first in China for the fifth year.
With the aim of becoming an inland pilot zone for the open economy, Guiyang accelerated the construction of airports, railways, expressways and waterways to show its transportation advantages in regional cooperation.
A delegation of Japanese government representatives to China visited Guian New Area in Southwest China's Guizhou province on Oct 22. The visit focused on Guian's big data centers and big data-related companies.
Guizhou province is becoming a destination known among global tourists for natural sceneries and ethnic culture, as demonstrated by its selection as one of the "top 10 regions to visit in 2020" by Lonely Planet.