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Yiwu Wins Logistics Award
Post Time:19/12/2016 Browse Number:

  Recently, at the awards ceremony for the 2016 Boao Forum for the China Logistics Industry Golden Pegasus Award, Yiwu won the Logistics Development Award of the Belt and Road Initiative.

  The 9th session of the China Logistics Industry Awards “Golden Pegasus Award” was held successfully. Honored as the Oscar of the China logistics industry, the award symbolizes superb credibility and influence, including ten awards in areas ranging from city development to personnel cultivation.

  This award solidly confirmsYiwus efforts in carrying out the Belt and Road Initiative and leading the modern logistics industry. As a city of small commodities and a major location on the Silk Road Economic Belt, Yiwu has been promoting bilateral commercial development between countries along the Belt and Road and the construction of infrastructure with evident success. Last year, the volume of trade with countries along the Belt and Road reached 17.586 billion USD, registering an increase of 45.82% on an annual basis and accounting for 51.39% of the total trade in the city.

  Meanwhile, as the city witnesses constant, fast-growing development in the modern logistics industry, it has been listed as one of the first pilot cities for modern innovation and the development of logistics by the National Development and Reform Commission. Yiwu has also been designated as a pilot city of international ports by UNESCAP.(By Chen Xiaowen, translated by Kang Meiling, edited by Kendra Fiddler)

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