The first China International Supply Chain Promotion Expo opened yesterday in Beijing. At the forum with the theme of "Promoting Green Development and Creating the Future of Agriculture" at the first Chain Expo, a number of guests focused on promoting the stable, smooth, green and sustainable development of agriculture, and conducted multi-level discussions in combination with their respective professional fields.

At the forum, experts said that with the deep integration of information technology and industrial technology with agriculture, "smart agriculture" has become an important direction to reshape modern agriculture and promote green and sustainable development of agriculture. From the increasingly widespread application of technologies and equipment such as industrial sensors, big data, unmanned agricultural machinery, navigation and positioning in agriculture, China's agriculture is developing in the direction of unmanned, green and sustainable high quality.

Song Juguo, Deputy Director of the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs: At present, China is moving from an agricultural country to an agricultural power, promoting green agriculture, circular agriculture, low-carbon agriculture and other development models, and leading the agricultural revolution in the new era of resource conservation and environmental friendliness. The Chinese government has resolutely adhered to the red line of 18.10 billion mu of cultivated land, and has built a total of 19 billion mu of high-standard farmland. Grain production has achieved 8 consecutive bumpers, the total output has been stable at more than 6 million tons for eight consecutive years, the self-sufficiency rate of rations is 5 percent, and the self-sufficiency rate of cereals is more than 100 percent.

Song Juguo said that China unswervingly practices the development concept of "lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets", and not only successfully solves the problem of feeding more than 14.<> billion people by itself, but also contributes to promoting global food security and supply chain stability.

According to the data, from 2001 to 2022, China's agricultural trade volume grew at an average annual rate of 12.6%, the export value of agricultural products increased by 9.1%, and the import value increased by 15.4% per year. In 2022, China imported US$2361.981 billion of agricultural products and exported US$<>.<> billion, ranking second largest trader, largest importer and fifth largest exporter of agricultural products in the world. (CCTV News Client)