Strategic observation

Tea leaves harvested ahead of Qingming Festival in SE China

2017-03-30 16:48:37 (Beijing Time)


A farmer picks tea leaves in Guanmi Village of Lifang Township in Guangze County, southeast China's Fujian Province, March 30, 2017. Farmers here harvest tea leaves ahead of the Qingming Festival to produce the Mingqian (literally "pre-Qingming") tea, which are made of the very first tea sprouts in spring and considered to be of high quality. (Xinhua/Song Weiwei)