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Bamboo Cultural Festival held in Huangshan

Date: 2014.11.20 Editor: Evelyn Shi

The 8th China Bamboo Cultural Festival held in Huangshan city, Anhui province on 18, Nov. As the country with the most bamboo species and a long planting history, China now leads in the world in terms of planting area, variety of bamboo products and export volume, Zhang Yongli, deputy director of State Forestry Administration said.


The bamboo forest area in the country reached six million hectares, according to the data of the eighth national forestry survey early this year, 11 percent more than the previous survey. The national production value of the bamboo industry was 167 billion yuan in 2013, 36 percent more than in 2012.