ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 18, 2016 / PRNewswire/ -- Fuling Global Inc. (NASDAQ: FORK) ("Fuling Global" or the "Company"), an environmentally-friendly specialized producer and distributor of plastic serviceware, with precision manufacturing facilities in both the U.S. and China, today announced that Ms. Guilan Jiang, Chairwoman of the Company, has attended an APEC-sponsored event, titled "Successful Case of Women-owned SMEs in Foreign Trade" (the "Event"), which took place on November 9-11, 2016 in Santiago, Chile. Hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile with the approval and support of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ("APEC"), the Event was part of an APEC project titled "Successful Case of Women-owned SMEs in Foreign Trade", which was initiated in 2015 and aims to promote and encourage the participation of women-owned small and medium size enterprises in foreign trade through the collection and dissemination of success stories, as well as through the exchange of best practices. Ms. Jiang was the only invitee from China to participate in the Event as a keynote speaker and panelist. "I am humbled and honored to be among the group of elite woman entrepreneurs from around the world selected to participate in this APEC sponsored event," said Ms. Jiang. "Fuling Global has come a long way, from a small family workshop 25 years ago, with only 7 workers including me and my husband, to a Nasdaq-listed company with more than 1,000 employees today. I cherished the opportunity to meet with other successful women entrepreneurs from all across the world and share Fuling's story at this memorable event."