Cross-Straits Postal Development Round Table2012-03-13Xiamen in southeast China's Fujian Province was the setting on June 12 for the Third Cross-Straits Forum and Cross-Straits Postal Development Round Table, co-hosted by the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, State Post Bureau, China Post Group and Fujian Provincial Government.
Representatives from across the Strait reviewed developments and achievements of the cross-strait postal service since the signing of the Cross Strait Postal Service Agreement. They also discussed further expanding cross-strait cooperation in postal services, such as logistics and finance to better serve the people and promote economic and trade development across the Strait. Hong Jiexu, vice-mayor of Fujian Province, Wang Yuci, deputy chief of the State Post Bureau, Li Guohua, vice president of China Post Group and Chen Tzu-de, vice president of Chunghwa Post attended the symposium.
Since the cross-strait parcel and express delivery business opened, parcel business has grown steadily and express mail exponentially. In 2009, 561,900 kg of parcels and 477,800 kg of express mail crossed the strait, levels which grew respectively to 640,700 kg and 608,200 kg in 2010 and 148.400 kg and 177,900 kg in the first quarter of this year.