Rwandan coffee on display at the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo in Changsha, Hunan. Image via Xinhua.
A big part of Chinese trade expos, like the one that’s taking place this week in Hunan, is the opportunity to sell stuff… lots and lots of stuff.
Thousands of local residents flood the exhibition floor at these fairs to taste free samples of the foods, collect all sorts of give-away schwag, and, yes, even to buy some of the products that are for sale.
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