中国农产品市场协会(Chinese Agri-products Marketing Association,英文缩写 CHAMA)，是2002年6月经中华人民共和国民政部批准成立的全国性社会团体法人。协会现有会员单位977个，都是具有全国或区域性影响的大型农产品批发市场。
English edition （英文版协会简介）
Brief Introduction to the Chinese Agri-Products Marketing Association
The Chinese Agri-products Marketing Association(CHAMA) is a national social organization legal person set up in June 2002 approved by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The CHAMA now has a total number of 977 members of the executive council,which are all large-scale agricultural produce wholesale markets with national or regional influence.
The professional responsible department of the CHAMA is the Ministry of Agriculture and receives supervision by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
The professional business scope of the CHAMA approved by the Ministry of Civil Affairs includes:sector administration,information exchange,advisory service,professional training, international cooperation andprofessional exhibition.
The secretariat of the CHAMA is the administrative body that includes Training and Liaison Department,information Consultant Department,Secretaty Finance Department.
Theme and work objectives of the CHAMA.Establish a perfect national agri-produce market system,increase the level of market construction and market administration,bring the support and guarantee role of agricultural produce market system in enhancing agricultural effectiveness,increasing farmers’ income,and stabilizing market supply as the theme even better, and unfold market sector self-service,auto-development,perfect self-protectiong,self-supervision and self-administration and other beneficial activities in a down-to-earth manner.
Bringing the bridging and linking role into full play.Be the adviser and assistant for the government departments,help and supervise the implementation of national policies in agricultural produce market,timely reflect departments the difficulties and problems encountered during the development of market sector to the government,undertake surveys and research on certain common problems and put forward suggestions and opinions concerning policies.
Organizing exchange within the Industry.Organize members of the CHAMA in exchange,study and cooperation in issues of market planning,restructuring and operational administration. Organize and actively extend advanced administrative models.
Sector advisory and information services.Upon the request of the members of the CHAMA, unfold diagnosis and advisory in terms of market planning, construction program and operational administration. Collect and analyze the information of the agricultural produce market both at home and abroad, predict the trend of market, and provide information service for members of the CHAMA in various means. Establish and open the special website of the CHAMA and make it to become the home of the members of the CHAMA.Publish the Journal of the CHAMA.
Personnel people training and development.Organize and unfold professional technical training for market administrative personnel and sponsor training and study activities at various levels in accordance with demand so as to improve the team quality.
International exchange and cooperation.Actively unfold exchange and cooperation between the international agri-produce market associations and related countries.Organize market administrative personnel to related countries for inspection and learning, study the advanced experience and practice in agri-produce market construction and marketing administration.
Famous and quality agri-produce exhibition.Upon the request of the members of the CHAMA and supported by large-scale agri-produce wholesale markets, sponsor famous and quality agri-produces and their processing products as well as exhibition of new technology and new research results so as to help members of the CHAMA open up new market.
Establishment of a national farmer broker liaison network.Supported by agri-produce market, establish a network platform mutual contact and bridging, consultant and cooperation, exchanging experience and negotiating trade for large-scale rural households, middlemen and other farmer brokers(rural households, cooperative organizations,enterprises,etc.)in agri-produce circulation. Sponsor knowledge, technical and administrative training courses among farmer brokers according to demand. Under the leadership of the government departments, unfold activities of “evaluate the quality and select the strong” so as to improve the overall quality of the brokers.
Defending the legitimate right and interests of members.Upon the request of the members of the CHAMA, unfold investigations on issues of market sector burden and damage so as to allay worries and tide over their difficulties for members of the CHAMA. Undertake coordination and make a match on some problems shared by members of the CHAMA, make common agreement and commitment according the actual situation so as to maintain the overall interests of the sector in the market.
Enforce sector self-discipline.Strengthen the self-restriction, self-supervision and administration within the sector in real earnest. Standardize market behavior, uphold famous brand and establish reputation so as to form a good market order and public image.