On July 8, the member congress of crayfish Industry Branch of China aquatic products circulation and processing association was successfully held in Yongxiu County, Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province. The Council elected a new chairman of the crawfish industry branch and members of the new branch Council, and also added six distinguished experts, including Chen Jiwang.
Cuihe, President of China aquatic products circulation and Processing Association, Wang Xueguang, executive secretary general, zhangyuanhua, executive vice president of crayfish Industry Branch of China aquatic products circulation and Processing Association, Caijun, secretary general, Feng Yan, deputy secretary general, vice president unit, executive director unit, director unit, member unit, distinguished experts and relevant principals of agricultural and rural departments and extension stations in some provinces and cities attended the conference.
“In the four years since its establishment, the crayfish industry branch has experienced the fastest development of the crayfish industry, and has experienced major events such as the world cup and the epidemic.” Cai Jun, Secretary General of the crayfish industry branch, believes that although the crayfish industry has experienced slight twists and turns in the past two years, the internal development structure of the overall industry has been continuously optimized, and the primary, secondary and tertiary industries have shown a rapid growth trend. It is understood that in 2018, with the support of China aquatic products circulation and processing association and the help of relevant government departments and all sectors of society, the crayfish Industry Branch of China aquatic products circulation and processing association was established in Beijing on April 2, 2018.
Secretary General Caijun said that in the past four years, the crayfish industry branch has actively fed back the current situation of the industry to the competent authorities, sought guidance and countermeasures, and actively engaged in contact and cooperation with local governments in crayfish advantageous production areas in combination with the industrial development and problems they face. By organizing a series of meetings and activities such as the China (International) crawfish industry conference, formulating crawfish standards, writing industrial development reports, investigating industrial development, disseminating knowledge and popular science, the branch will promote industrial development and build a good communication, cooperation and symbiosis development platform for member units.
“First of all, thank you very much for recommending me as the president of the crayfish branch. The rapid development of the crayfish industry in recent years is inseparable from the hard work of the crayfish industry branch, which also makes me feel that I have a heavy burden in the future,” said Tang Jianqing, a researcher from Jiangsu Freshwater Fisheries Research Institute and the chief expert of Jiangsu’s original crayfish industry technology system, Next, the work of the crayfish industry branch should focus on seven aspects.
First, jointly hold a crayfish breeding technology seminar with Jiangsu Freshwater Fisheries Research Institute; Second, in cooperation with the people’s Government of Honghu City, Hubei Province, a seminar for heads of crayfish processing enterprises will be held in October 2022; Third, cooperate with Beijing Huda Catering Management Co., Ltd. and invite the national leading enterprises of crayfish catering to hold a crayfish catering seminar; Fourth, taking advantage of the opportunity of the farmers’ harvest festival, it plans to hold the Xinjiang crawfish festival with the Ili region of Xinjiang; Fifth, prepare and hold the 6th China (International) crawfish Industry Conference; Sixth, actively guide the policy support, product innovation and product specification of crayfish processing industry, and further organize experts and relevant enterprises to promote and formulate the standards of crayfish series processing products; Seventh, participated in the preparation and release of the”China crawfish industry development report (2023)”.
“Among the nearly 30 branches of the China Fisheries circulation and Processing Association, the crayfish industry branch is one of the best performing branches. The performance of the crayfish industry is very good both in terms of the influence of nationwide activities and the cohesion of the industry”, Cui he, President of the China Fisheries circulation and processing Association, spoke highly of the work of the crayfish industry branch, He believes that the crawfish industry branch is a branch that truly combines the primary, secondary and tertiary industries, which is very important to promote the healthy development of the whole industry.”If you want to make the industry bigger and stronger, you must organically combine the upstream and downstream links of breeding, circulation, warehousing, processing, catering and other industries.”.
“Only when the industry is revitalized can the countryside be revitalized”. According to President Cui, the crayfish breeding area in Yongxiu County, Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, has increased from 20000 mu two years ago to 120000 Mu at present. The crayfish breeding area has increased rapidly, driving the general increase in farmers’ income,”Yongxiu county is a very good example, which has brought tangible benefits to farmers. The driving force of the crayfish industry is still very prominent, which is the effect of upstream and downstream linkage of the industry”.
The price fluctuation of crayfish affects the development of the whole industry. President Cui said that from next year, the crayfish industry branch should do a good job in the nationwide price monitoring of crayfish, and form a weekly analysis report through the collection of local price data, so that all links of the industry can have a faster and more comprehensive understanding of local price fluctuations, so as to further serve all links of the industry, Let the crayfish industry develop more healthily.