|Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference in Jinhua|
On March 26, Jinhua held a videoconference on cross-border e-commerce and business work. Xing Zhihong, deputy secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and mayor of Jinhua, stated that the decisions and deployments of the Party Central Committee, the State Council, the Provincial Party Committee, and the Provincial Government must be conscientiously implemented. Jinhua must seize opportunities and strive to create new advantages in the development of cross-border e-commerce, providing strong support for becoming a modernized socialist city.
The appraisal result of the city’s business work in 2020 was announced in the meeting, and Jinyi New Urban Area, Kaichuang Electric Co., Ltd., and Amazon made exchanges and had representatives deliver speeches.
Mayor Xing indicated that in the past year, Jinhua implemented the “Ten Major Actions” for cross-border e-commerce development in the face of complex development situations, performed solidly in the business field, and achieved positive results. In particular, cross-border e-commerce has maintained a good momentum of development and has become an important driving force for promoting economic stabilization and recovery. Presently, Jinhua has new tasks to promote cross-border e-commerce. Jinhua needs to accurately implement superior deployment strategies, seize development opportunities, and address problems in work to ensure that the city continues to take the lead in the future development of cross-border e-commerce.
Mayor Xing stated that Jinhua will focus on promoting cross-border e-commerce to achieve “seven breakthroughs”: Jinhua will make a breakthrough in the cultivation of main market entities, support manufacturing companies to develop cross-border e-commerce business, and further promote the development of cross-border e-commerce pilot projects in provincial industrial clusters. Jinhua will make a breakthrough in logistics and transportation by consolidating the development of the express delivery industry and vigorously promoting the quality and efficiency of the Yiwu–Madrid CRE. Jinhua will make a breakthrough in brand-building by striving to build a brand of cross-border e-commerce companies and strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights.
Jinhua will make a breakthrough in the growth of imports via accelerating the construction of new import markets and facilitating the purchase of import goods. Jinhua will make a breakthrough in the facilitation of cross-border trade and improve the mechanism for returned goods, and actively innovate market procurement. Jinhua will make a breakthrough in digital reforms, accelerating the digitization of cross-border e-commerce companies. It will make a breakthrough in the construction of commercial ecosystems, deepen the integration of trade models, promote the construction of industrial organizations, and strengthen credit supervision and management.
Mayor finally Xing stated that Jinhua will focus on the tasks of business work; promote the steady growth of foreign trade; strengthen the function of exhibitions in expanding the market; promote the cultivation of the market entities, structural optimization, and market procurement; and continuously strengthen the introduction of foreign investment. Jinhua will expand domestic demand, support the domestic sale of export products, develop new forms of consumption, and boost exhibition participation. Jinhua will promote the reform and opening up, focus on the construction of the Jinyi New Urban area of the free trade zone, vigorously promote multi-field and in-depth reform and innovation, and form a batch of extendable “best practices.” (By Wu Zhenrong, translated by Zhang Jiajia, edited by Kendra Fiddler)