JIANGXI, November 15 --The National Oil Camellia Development Working Conference was held in Jiangxi on November 14, 2019. In order to improve the quality of Oil Camellia industry development, there should be more encouragement, support and guidance for the industry, as well as improved relevant system, capacity building, rehabilitation of the low-productive species, market monitoring and brand building, noted Zhang Jianlong, Administrator of National Forestry and Grassland Administration of China.
The area of Oil Camellia plantation reaches to some 5 million hectares, increased by 1.33 hectares within 10 years. In 2018, the total output of the Oil Camellia industry is 102.4 billion yuan, which increased by 12.6 times since 2009. In China, there are 2,523 Oil Camellia enterprises, 5,400 cooperatives, 18.8 thousand big households, all of whom greatly contribute to the poverty reduction. According to the working conference, by 2050, the area Oil Camellia in China aims to reach 6 million hectares, rehabilitate 1.33 million low-productive Oil Camellia species, and reach the output of 400 billion yuan.
By Xin Shuyu