Monday, July 11, 2005

World orchid capital

An article in the Taiwan News Online today states that:

"Taiwan is currently the world's largest orchid producer with Taiwan orchids commanding more than two-thirds global market share. More than half of Taiwan's orchids are grown in Tainan County, effectively making it the world's orchid capital."

The article also states that: "According to recent statistics total butterfly orchid exports are around US$30 million annually and expected to grow."

To learn more about Taiwan's orchid industry, visit the above link.


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