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Fireworks from China: Export is booming, the domestic business

was invented In China, the fireworks, the country exported any quantity of firecrackers and rockets. But ironically, in China it will remain this evening comparatively quiet.

China is the world's largest exporter of fireworks. The fireworks industry exported last firecrackers and rockets in the value of around 630 million euros per year. The Figures prove the world trade organization. This is a huge home market. Since the pyrotechnics was invented in front of almost 1400 years ago in China, it is one of the most important traditions of the country.

the whole year is Blasting about: in the case of folk festivals, weddings, funerals, store openings and, of course, of the year. But China's fireworks industry is on the rocks. The Export business continues good, but in China itself is now shooting much less than in the past.

An occasion for fireworks in China often - just like on this picture from Hong Kong, on the national holiday.

In more than 400 cities completely

More than 400 municipalities across the country, the Burning of pop have bodies now completely forbidden. The reason is the fear of fires and accidents. But above all: The Burning of fireworks releases huge amounts of fine dust. This would worsen the already often bad air quality in China's cities. Ingenious tinkerers have come up with electro-pop body, although also a hell of a noise, but no fine dust.

no Matter whether in cities, with or without a ban: On new year's eve, it remains almost quiet everywhere in China. Because the Chinese new year begins about a month later than in Germany, depending on the lunar calendar in late January or early February. This Time the new Chinese year starts on the 5. February 2019.

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Steffen root, ARD Shanghai
30.12.2018 14:26 PM

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