2018 Beijing Maliandao International Tea Culture Expo Held in Xicheng District
2018 Beijing International Tea Expo, 2018 Beijing Maliandao International Tea Culture Expo and 2018 Wuzhou Liubao Tea Culture Festival were jointly held in the Beijing Exhibition Center and the Maliandao Tea Street from June 22 to 25, co-hosted by China Tea Marketing Association (CTMA), Xicheng District People’s Government of Beijing Municipality and the People’s Government of Wuzhou City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. More than 300 enterprises from over 10 countries such as India and Sri Lanka have attended the event, 90% of which are first-class brand enterprises.
Xicheng District has successively held 17 sessions of Beijing Maliandao International Tea Culture Expo. During the tea event over the past six years, 4584 deals have been made, with the total turnover of about 3.525 billion yuan. Beijing Tea Museum and the Beijing Tea Trading Center lie in the Maliandao Tea Street. It has become the most important tea culture area in North China and is known as the "China No.1 Tea Street".
During the Expo, more than 60 interesting tea culture events have been held in the Beijing Exhibition Center and the Maliandao Tea Street, such as the international tea tasting contest, the "Maliandao Cup" national tea ceremony competition, the reading activity of monograph The Classic of Tea. The Maliandao Tea Street also organized tea tasting activity, in which citizens could taste 6 kinds of tea.