CHINA Beijing's Xinfadi wholesale market reopens as COVID-19 outbreak ebbs

CHINA

Beijing's Xinfadi wholesale market reopens as COVID-19 outbreak ebbs

Xinhua

17:52, August 15, 2020

A staff member puts vegetables in order at a retail grocery store which has been set up recently next to the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2020. Xinfadi, a large wholesale market of fruits, vegetables and meat, reopened Saturday morning after its business was suspended due to a COVID-19 cluster related to the market about two months back. The market will be fully operational by Sept. 10, according to Zhou Xinchun, executive deputy head of Fengtai District, where the market is located. Xinfadi provided about 70 percent of Beijing's vegetables, 10 percent of its pork, and 3 percent of its beef and mutton before being shut down on June 13. The market will cease its retail business and close doors to individual consumers after the reopening, and all sellers and buyers are required to complete real-name authentication before entering the market, said Zhou. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

Customers buy vegetables at a retail grocery store which has been set up recently next to the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2020. Xinfadi, a large wholesale market of fruits, vegetables and meat, reopened Saturday morning after its business was suspended due to a COVID-19 cluster related to the market about two months back. The market will be fully operational by Sept. 10, according to Zhou Xinchun, executive deputy head of Fengtai District, where the market is located. Xinfadi provided about 70 percent of Beijing's vegetables, 10 percent of its pork, and 3 percent of its beef and mutton before being shut down on June 13. The market will cease its retail business and close doors to individual consumers after the reopening, and all sellers and buyers are required to complete real-name authentication before entering the market, said Zhou. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

Merchants unload fruits at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2020. Xinfadi, a large wholesale market of fruits, vegetables and meat, reopened Saturday morning after its business was suspended due to a COVID-19 cluster related to the market about two months back. The market will be fully operational by Sept. 10, according to Zhou Xinchun, executive deputy head of Fengtai District, where the market is located. Xinfadi provided about 70 percent of Beijing's vegetables, 10 percent of its pork, and 3 percent of its beef and mutton before being shut down on June 13. The market will cease its retail business and close doors to individual consumers after the reopening, and all sellers and buyers are required to complete real-name authentication before entering the market, said Zhou. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

Merchants unload fruits at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2020. Xinfadi, a large wholesale market of fruits, vegetables and meat, reopened Saturday morning after its business was suspended due to a COVID-19 cluster related to the market about two months back. The market will be fully operational by Sept. 10, according to Zhou Xinchun, executive deputy head of Fengtai District, where the market is located. Xinfadi provided about 70 percent of Beijing's vegetables, 10 percent of its pork, and 3 percent of its beef and mutton before being shut down on June 13. The market will cease its retail business and close doors to individual consumers after the reopening, and all sellers and buyers are required to complete real-name authentication before entering the market, said Zhou. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

Customers buy vegetables at a retail grocery store which has been set up recently next to the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2020. Xinfadi, a large wholesale market of fruits, vegetables and meat, reopened Saturday morning after its business was suspended due to a COVID-19 cluster related to the market about two months back. The market will be fully operational by Sept. 10, according to Zhou Xinchun, executive deputy head of Fengtai District, where the market is located. Xinfadi provided about 70 percent of Beijing's vegetables, 10 percent of its pork, and 3 percent of its beef and mutton before being shut down on June 13. The market will cease its retail business and close doors to individual consumers after the reopening, and all sellers and buyers are required to complete real-name authentication before entering the market, said Zhou. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

Merchants load tomatoes to a cargo van at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2020. Xinfadi, a large wholesale market of fruits, vegetables and meat, reopened Saturday morning after its business was suspended due to a COVID-19 cluster related to the market about two months back. The market will be fully operational by Sept. 10, according to Zhou Xinchun, executive deputy head of Fengtai District, where the market is located. Xinfadi provided about 70 percent of Beijing's vegetables, 10 percent of its pork, and 3 percent of its beef and mutton before being shut down on June 13. The market will cease its retail business and close doors to individual consumers after the reopening, and all sellers and buyers are required to complete real-name authentication before entering the market, said Zhou. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

Merchants get ready for business at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2020. Xinfadi, a large wholesale market of fruits, vegetables and meat, reopened Saturday morning after its business was suspended due to a COVID-19 cluster related to the market about two months back. The market will be fully operational by Sept. 10, according to Zhou Xinchun, executive deputy head of Fengtai District, where the market is located. Xinfadi provided about 70 percent of Beijing's vegetables, 10 percent of its pork, and 3 percent of its beef and mutton before being shut down on June 13. The market will cease its retail business and close doors to individual consumers after the reopening, and all sellers and buyers are required to complete real-name authentication before entering the market, said Zhou. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

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