On November 27, during the UPU Global Conference on Cross-border Cooperation in an E-commerce World, Zhang Ronglin, Vice President of China Post Group, met with Denis Ilyin, Vice President of Russian Post and his entourage. The two sides held extensive consultations on jointly improving cross-border e-commerce cooperation, agreed to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, and signed the China-Russia Post Tracked Packet cPacket Bilateral Cooperation Agreement.
Zhang Ronglin said that Russia was the second largest outgoing route for China Post, and the postal operators of both countries should work together to reduce costs and increase efficiency, jointly carrying out multi-channel integration and enhancing the competitiveness of the postal products of both countries in cross-border e-commerce market. Both sides jointly develop parcel service in the border areas, strengthen the construction of land transport channels between China and Russia, and improve the quality of information exchange and service, thereby speeding up bilateral cooperation.
Pointing out that China Post and Russian post had always maintained good cooperation, Ilyin hoped that the two sides would take the signing of this business cooperation agreement as an opportunity to accelerate the cooperation with e-commerce platforms, and at the same time promote the joint marketing of the relevant products of both postal operators in Chinese market, and confirm the cooperation mode of highway-railway combined transport as soon as possible.
The two sides also exchanged views on issues such as the cooperation mode of mail transportation by air, railway or road, Customs clearance, B2C cooperation and so on.