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Liu Qiangde meets Food and Agri-services Trade Mission

2012-05-11

2012/04/16
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On April 16, 2012, CAAA Vice Secretary-general Liu Qiangde attended the Meat and Livestock Workshop and made a speech.

He said the Chinese Animal Husbandry Industry is expected to change dramatically in the coming years, with Chinese meat output and per capita consumption of pork, egg, beef and mutton growing fast. To meet the goals instructed in the 12 th Five-year Plan, we face important opportunities as well as challenges that need to be properly handled to promote animal husbandry development.

Liu said that Animal Husbandry Industry is critical to China 's endeavor to build a harmonious society and improve people's livelihood. Ireland has advanced technology in this area. China and Ireland enjoy broad prospects for cooperation in the field of Animal Husbandry Industry. He hopes that Irish enterprises, based on its years of cooperation with the Chinese side, actively explores the mutually beneficial cooperation with related Chinese enterprises on the animal husbandry industry, make joint R&D, promote and demonstrate the application of advanced technologies and make contributions to promoting the sustainable economic and social development of both countries.

Liu noted that in the process of promoting China-Ireland husbandry cooperation, the role of industry association should be give full play to. CAAA, as an important industry association, plays an irreplaceable role in the development of husbandry industry between China and the other countries. In this area, he gave a brief introduction of CAAA's role and task.

He particularly highlighted the upcoming CAAA events including the 10th China Animal Husbandry Expo, the 3 rd (2012) China Broiler Industry Development Conference and the Global Broiler Forum, 2012 China Pig Industry Development Conference, the 3 rd (2012) China Yellow Broiler Development Conference and 2012 China Cattle Industry Development Conference.

Before the meeting, the Irish Beef Industry Delegation visited our membership enterprise Yu Xiang YuanHolding Group. Yu Xiang Yuan Holding Group is a comprehensive enterprise integrated with beef cattle raising, slaughtering and processing, product sales and export, restaurant, entertainment and hotel service. The introduction and suggestions made by the entrepreneurs are very good and inspiring.

At the same time, Agricultural Machinery Workshop was held in Jinma Hotel. Staff from the International Cooperation Department attended the workshop.


Following the two workshop, Liu lead all the staff to attend the reception at the invitation of the Ambassador of Ireland Declan Kelleher and Mrs. Sigrun Kelleher on the occasion of the visit to China by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Mr. Simon Coveney T.D. The food prepared by the couple added a cozy atmosphere to this memorable gathering together.

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