Shandong, with a Foreign Trade Volume of 314.81 Billion Yuan in Agricultural Products, Ranked First in China for 25 Consecutive Years

Source: 06-27-2024 16:33:50

On June 25, the Information Office of the People's Government of Shandong Province held a press conference on preparations for the 3rd China-LAC Agricultural Ministers' Forum. In 2023, the total foreign trade volume of agricultural products in Shandong Province reached 314.81 billion yuan, ranking first in China for 25 consecutive years.

In recent years, Shandong has vigorously developed modern agriculture and taken solid steps to enhance grain production capacity. The total value of output from Shandong's agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and fisheries reached 1.25 trillion yuan, ranking first in the country. With the highest output of important agricultural products such as vegetables, meat, eggs and milk nationwide, Shandong also made itself a top-ranked province in terms of the number and income of agricultural product processing enterprises above designated size, as well as the number of marine ranches.

Moreover, Shandong has maintained close and increasingly frequent, deep agricultural cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). According to statistics, Shandong's foreign trade volume of agricultural products with LAC reached 76.42 billion yuan in 2023, with a year-on-year increase of 6.2%, accounting for nearly one-fourth of Shandong's total foreign trade volume of agricultural products.