China Bamboo Industry Association delegation on Tuesday came to Xianning to investigate the bamboo industry and discuss the bamboo industry development of the city. Wu Gang, member of the Standing Committee of Xianning municipal Party committee and deputy mayor, and Chen Tianquan, vice president and acting secretary-general of China National Forest Products Industry Association, former vice president and professor of Beijing Forestry University, attended the symposium.
Wu extended a warm welcome to the delegation. He said that Xianning is rich in bamboo resources and is the "hometown of phyllostachys pubescens" in China. In 2021, Xianning municipal Party committee and municipal government included “making bamboo industry bigger and stronger” into 15 major industries, major projects and major matters. At the same time, the bamboo industry chain is incorporated into the eight leading agricultural industry chains. They hope to further strengthen communication with China Bamboo Industry Association, and find the right points of cooperation and focus, to guide and help Xianning to organize the 2022 China (Xianning) Bamboo Industry Development Conference and build a national forestry key leading enterprise, boosting Xianning to make bigger, stronger and better bamboo industry.
The delegation said that the development of Xianning bamboo industry has great potential and it is necessary to give full play to the advantages of its own resources, lay out scientifically, pay attention to technical research, further improve the utilization rate of bamboo resources, extend the industrial chain, and accelerate the high-quality development of bamboo industry.
Before the symposium, the delegation took a field visit to related enterprises and bases in Chibi, Chongyang and Xian’an.
Zhen Fangsong, deputy director of the Standing Committee of Xianning Municipal People’s Congress, and Wang Huaisheng, deputy director of the Standing Committee of the fifth Xianning Municipal People’s Congress, attended the symposium. (By Liu Shanshan/Xianning Daily)