Agriculture is the strategic emerging industry of CITIC Group“13th Five-Year Development Plan”. It is CITIC Group’s historical mission in the new era to implement national strategies, safeguard national seed and food security. CITIC Agriculture is the platform to plan and execute agricultural development strategy of CITIC Group. CITIC Agriculture inherits CITIC Group's development philosophy of “Build Non-Financial Industries with Financial Arm”. CITIC Agriculture enjoys full access to CITIC Group's strength and resources in capital operation, brand name and global footprint to forge leading Chinese seed companies with global competitiveness.