好运飞艇官方_Traditional Chinese medicine exports rebound in 2017

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A Ch好运飞艇官方好运飞艇官方Inese pharmaceutist dispenses traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) at a hospital on Oct 20, 2016. [Photo/IC]

XINING 好运飞艇官方- Exports of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) have picked up last year, according to China Cham好运飞艇官方ber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicine & Health Products.

In 2017, China exported 358,000 tons of traditional Chinese medicine, up 0.7 percent year-on-year. Export value was $3.6 billion, up 2.1 percent, according to the chamber.

There was a spike in demand last year from Vietnam for cinnamon, goji berries, and the herb coptis, said Yu Zhibin, director of TCM department of the chamber.

Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand have traditions of using TCM, and international demand for TCM is rising, Yu said.

Last year, China imported 90,983 tons of TCM, up 13.62 percent. Dried logan and ginseng were among the top imported medicines. China's domestic demand for TCM is also surging, Yu said.