“Editor’s note: Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2012, Central China’s Henan province has completed the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects and embarked on a new journey to modernization with remarkable progress achieved and a great leap fo…”:”
Editor’s note: Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2012, Central China’s Henan province has completed the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects and embarked on a new journey to modernization with remarkable progress achieved and a great leap forward incomprehensive strength. Starting on October 14, we are launching the \”Wonderful Henan in Past Decade\” bilingual series to show the world the extraordinary achievements Henan has made over the past decade. The following is the third episode of the series: Henan’s grain production capacity hits new high in past decade.
Over the past 10 years, Henan’s grain output has reached a new height and remained above 130 billion jin (1 jin equals 0.5 kg) for 5 consecutive years. With 1/16 of China’s arable land, Henan produces 1/10 of the country’s grain and 1/4 of the wheat, which not only provides a safe and reliable food supply to the 100 million people in the province, but also contributes over 60 billion jin of raw grain and manufactured products to other provinces every year. Henan is also one of the top five provinces in terms of the amount of grain supply to other provinces.
So far, Henan has saw its sown area stabilize at over 160 million mu (1 mu equals 0.067 hectares), including more than 85 million mu of wheat, ranking 1st in China. As a pioneer in the construction of large-scale high-standard farmland in China, Henan has developed 75.8 million mu of high-standard farmland with its average annual yield per mu increasing by 150 jin.
Henan has established 10 national-level and 100 provincial-level modern agricultural industrial parks, gradually forming a modern agricultural industrial park system. Besides, Henan has established 17 demonstration parks for integrated development of rural industries, 6 national advantageous and featured industrial clusters and 50 national towns for agricultural development. Agricultural product processing enterprises above designated size have formed a trillion-yuan industry, which is a pillar in Henan. Henan not only produces China’s 1/2 of ham sausages, 1/3 of instant noodles, 1/4 of steamed buns, 3/5 of glutinous rice balls and 7/10 of dumplings, but also fostered a large number of high-profile brands, such as Shuanghui, Muyuan, Sanquan, Sinian, Baixiang and Xiangnian.
文字：宋向乐 董蕾 编译：赵汉青 杨佳欣 视频：何蒙贺 海报：胡瀚泽 审校：焦丹