Improving Logistics for Perishable Agricultural Products in the People's Republic of China

Published in: Asian Development Bank-People's Republic of China Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative (Online, September 2016)

Posted on RAND.org on April 11, 2017

by Yun Kang, Alexander D. Rothenberg, Kun Gu, Zhimin Mao

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In the PRC, some 30% of perishable agricultural products are lost before reaching consumers. Improving Logistics for Perishable Agricultural Products in the People's Republic of China reports on the logistics of efficiently moving produce to the tables of more than 1 billion consumers. Aimed at agricultural policy makers in the PRC, the report also offers lessons and guidance for other developing economies in the AsiaPacific region. 

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