BEIJING, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- This year's China International Import Expo (CIIE) will take place on Nov. 5-10 in the Chinese city of Shanghai, for the third time in a row.
China has announced import-duty exemptions for foreign goods to be sold at this year's CIIE, the first dedicated import exhibition in the world.
It is expected that various kinds of products would be exhibited at the expo, among which are coffee products from all over the world:
A farmer displays a handful of fresh coffee beans in Arusha Region, Tanzania, Sept 15, 2020. Arusha Region is a major coffee growing area in Tanzania. (Xinhua)
Photo taken on May 15, 2020 shows coffee products at a supermarket in Kigali, Rwanda. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)
A worker sorts Arabica green coffee beans for export in Medan, Indonesia, on Feb. 18, 2019. (Xinhua/YT Haryono)
An exhibitor from Costa Rica makes coffee at Food and Agricultural Products exhibition area during the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 9, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuwei)
A staff member makes Colombian coffee at Food and Agricultural Products exhibition area during the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 7, 2019. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)
A Chinese coffee trade dealer who came to Ethiopia three years ago checks coffee beans at a warehouse of a coffee farm near Kaffa, Ethiopia, Dec. 8, 2018. Coffee rooted in Ethiopia is the raw material of various coffee drinks favored by people all over the world. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)
Packaged coffee and coffee beans are seen at a plant of CoopeVictoria in Grecia, Costa Rica, on Oct. 31, 2018. CoopeVictoria, the first cooperative founded in Costa Rica some 75 years ago, gathers some 3,000 coffee producers who export their beans, both whole and ground, to different parts of the world. (Xinhua/Esteban Dato)
A staff member prepares coffee for visitors at the booth of Ethiopia at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 6, 2018. (Xinhua/Shen Bohan)
An exhibitor prepares coffee at the booth of Kenya at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 6, 2018. (Xinhua/Shen Bohan)
A woman smells imported coffee at Chongqing Coffee Exchange in Chongqing, southwest China, April 12, 2017. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)
A worker picks red cherry coffee beans while harvest at Sukandebi Village in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia on May, 11. 2017. (Xinhua/YT Haryono)■