Xinjiang's Hami melon has a bumper harvest and is sold across the country
Recently, 37,800 mu (2,520 hectares) of late-ripening Hami melon in Naomaohu Town of Hami City, northwestern China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has gradually matured. Naomaohu Town is the largest late-ripening Hami melon production area in China. In addition to traditional sales methods, local farmers have expanded their sales paths through livestreaming and other methods. Up to now, more than 30 percent of the late-ripening Hami melon has signed sales deals with merchants, mainly sold throughout the country and exported to Vietnam.