On July 8, China Post Group held the 2019 National Teleconference on Promoting ETC Business Development. Li Zuomin, Director of Highway Monitoring & Response Center of the Ministry of Transport, and Kang Ning, Vice President of China Post Group, attended the meeting and delivered speeches. Zhang Xuewen, Vice President of the Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC), presided over the meeting.
Li Zuomin introduced the background and significance of removing expressway tollgates at provincial borders. and put forward the following guidance on developing ETC business in postal enterprises:
In his speech, Kang Ning stressed that it was necessary to correctly understand the development of ETC. The application of ETC will be fully promoted within this year, and more than 100 million ETC users will be added nationwide. PSBC branches throughout the country must plan in a strategic, long-term, and comprehensive way, give full play to their own advantages, implement the work arrangements of the State Council and the Ministry of Transport, and make more contributions to the development of the transportation industry.
Kang Ning pointed out that it was necessary to actively grab the high-quality ETC business market. PSBC is the only financial institution selected as a member of the ETC network management committee. Last year, PSBC issued 4.181 million ETC cards annually, with 22.7% of newly-added ETC market share, ranking first in the industry, which fully proved that PSBC had an efficient and cohesive team, and this team will continue to win the development advantage in this year's fierce market competition.
To this end, Kang Ning put forward the following requirements:
At the meeting, Xu Xueming, Vice President of PSBC, announced the plans for the national ETC business development in 2019. PSBC Strategic Customer Department conducted business training for ETC business development.