Participants at the conference in Bengbu City, east China's Anhui Province, on April 8. [sohu.com]
China Post Group was invited to attend the National Working Conference on Promotion of E-Commerce in Rural China organized by the Ministry of Commerce in Bengbu, a city in east China's Anhui Province, on April 8.
The conference emphasized measures to further speed up the development of e-commerce in rural areas across the nation. Relevant departments and organizations were called on to make a breakthrough in the fields of logistics and human resources detrimental to the further growth of e-commerce in rural China; increase the competitiveness of agricultural products and help farmers make more money from production; stimulate the vitality and innovation of agents in the market and strengthen management of social resources; and introduce specific policies to meet social demands as well as create a positive social environment conducive to the implementation of e-commerce in rural regions.
Representatives from China Post spoke with attendees about its work on the promotion of e-commerce in rural areas over recent years. So far, the enterprise has built 12,000 post centers across the nation to better help local farmers sell their products via the Internet, which was critical to assisting farmers in becoming economic prosperous and making an innovative approach to business management. The total transaction of post centers has reached 13 billion yuan (U.S.$ 2.03 billion) at the same time.
Officials from the Ministry of Commerce praised China Post for its experience and achievements in the promotion of e-commerce in rural China, and hoped it would make further advancements in the service of rural residents .