Recently, the first World Jasmine Conference and the 11th National Jasmine Tea Trade Fair, and the opening ceremony of the 2019 Jasmine Culture Festival of China (Hengxian) were held in Hengxian County, Nanning. The International Garden Center Association (IGCA) issued the “World Jasmine Flower Capital” plaque for Hengxian County, which is another world-class honor after the title of “World Jasmine Flower and Jasmine Tea Production Center”. The awarding ceremony of the National Jasmine Tea Quality Selection Activities in 2019 was also held in the opening ceremony. More than 950 participants from domestic and foreign tea industry associations and business representatives attended the opening ceremony.
It is understood that the first World Jasmine Conference was sponsored by the China Tea Marketing Association, the Nanning Municipal People’s Government, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China-ASEAN Expo Secretariat, supported by the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China, the Trade Promotion Association of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and organized by the Famous Tea Professional Committee of the China Tea Marketing Association and the Hengxian County People’s Government. The theme of the conference is “Green Leadership, Health and Beauty”, which will be included in the series of investment and trade promotion activities of the 16th China-ASEAN Expo. More than 20 thematic activities will be held, such as economic and trade negotiations, product exhibitions, cultural exchanges and tourism.