An executive meeting of the State Council ratified the Interim Regulations on Express Delivery（hereinafter referred to as Regulations）on February 7, and officially released them on March 27, 2018.
The Regulations fully reflected the attention the Party Central Committee and the State Council paid to the development of the postal industry.
It was another important legislative achievement for the postal industry after the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress, and a full promotion of running postal affairs according to the law.
The Regulations, carried out according to President Xi Jinping's socialism with Chinese characteristics, show that the postal industry has embarked on a new journey of high-quality development and opened a new chapter for its continuous and healthy development.
The promulgation and implementation of the Regulations have solved the problem of the institutional mechanism that restricts the development of the postal industry , consolidated the development results of express delivery and is conducive to guiding the industry to realize reforms in quality, efficiency and dynamics.
The Regulations embody the new development concept of innovation, coordination, greenness, openness and sharing, and will play a vital role in maintaining fair competition in the market, and guaranteeing the people's postal rights and interests.
It will certainly help the industry grow and provide a strong legal guarantee for China to become a postal giant.
The following are four goals that form part of the implementation of the Regulations in postal enterprises:
Firstly, conscientiously implement the requirements of the Regulations and promote the sustained and healthy development of the express industry.
As a large state-owned express business enterprise, the introduction of the Regulations brings new opportunities for China Post.
All postal enterprises will adhere to the leadership of the Party, implement the institutional arrangement of the Regulations and consolidate the power of the state-owned enterprises, promoting the sustained and healthy development of the express industry.
Secondly, give full play to the guidelines and norms of the Regulations and improve service capabilities and service levels in a comprehensive way
China Post will expand the service network in rural and remote areas, improve the layout of terminal outlets, and strengthen its cooperation with communities and enterprises and the training of employees, meeting the mail demands of urban and rural residents.
Thirdly, give full play to the leading role of the Regulations and insist on technological innovation.
Postal enterprises will adhere to innovation and development, actively promote the application of the Internet, big data and artificial intelligence, accelerate the development of e-commerce and implement the nation's “Belt and Road” sustainable development initiative, providing high-quality service for the cross-border e-commerce industry.
Fourthly, actively fulfill the responsibilities of state-owned enterprises and contribute to the development of the express industry,
State-owned enterprises are an important force to strengthen the national comprehensive power and safeguard the common interests of the people.
China Post has been making the improvement of enterprise efficiency and core competitiveness of the enterprise both its starting point and ultimate goal.
It will actively seek the transformation of its development mode, focus on innovation, ability promotion and risk prevention, and fulfill the responsibility of state-owned enterprises, contributing to the high-quality development of the express industry.