Recently in Shenzhen, the 2019 import and export food innovation and development forum was held in the Yantaian General tariff-free zone.
Executives from local food industry association and industry & commerce association, and officials from general customs and food safety agency attended the forum.
The expo also included a global food festival, which was live streamed online and watched by over 3 million viewers.
Shenzhen is a major port of import and export of food. In 2018, Shenzhen customs inspected 164,000 batches of food with the value of 7.2 billion dollar, up by 2.6% from a year ago.
Import account for 78.7% and export account for 21.3%. (Source:baijiahao)