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A Chinese e-commerce platform selling products from the country's poverty-stricken areas has seen its sales exceed 3.1 billion yuan (US$455.2 million).
The platform, fupin832.com, sells products from 832 counties that are or were on the state list of poverty-stricken areas.
Over 68,000 agricultural products are so far available on the website, which was launched on January 1, according to the platform.
The platform was co-founded by the All China Federation of Supply and Marketing Cooperatives, the Ministry of Commerce, and the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development.