Southeast Asia's largest poultry bazaar
Commercial operation of a large modern specialist
poultry wholesale bazaar has formally commenced in Guangzhou, China,
strengthening the areas status as a major trading centre for domestic
It is reported that the Jiangcun Poultry Wholesale Bazaar (JPWB) will have
an annual trading volume of over 4 billion yuan (€372 million).
It is expected that more than 100 million chickens, ducks, geese, quails,
doves, partridges and other poultry from around the country will change hands in
the bazaar each year. According to chairman of the board of JPWB, Tan Jutian,
this represents more than one tenth of the province's total.
Jutian tells how this is the largest specialist wholesale bazaar for fowl
in Southeast Asia, taking up over 120,000 square metres at a cost of more than
40 million yuan. It is reported that over 200 poultry raising companies and
farms have set up booths at the bazaar.
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