Staff members harvest mushrooms at a greenhouse in Huixian county in Longnan, Northwest China’s Gansu province, on March 9, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

LANZHOU — Northwest China’s Gansu province saw remarkable growth in the export of highland vegetables in the first half of this year, local customs said.

According to Lanzhou Customs, the total export volume increased by 320 percent year-on-year to over $4.1 million in the period.

Gansu mainly exported highland vegetables, including pepper, tomato and onion, to Kazakhstan, Vietnam and Bangladesh in the first six months.

The province had a vegetable cultivation area of 607,000 hectares in 2019, of which highland vegetables accounted for over 70 percent.

Via China Daily

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