It is learned from Wuhu Municipal Commerce Bureau that in the past year, the city seized the strategic opportunity of the State Council’s approval of the establishment of China (Wuhu) Integrated Pilot Zone for Cross-border E-commerce and the provincial government’s approval of the Implementation Plan for the construction of Wuhu Integrated Pilot Zone, and took multiple measures to promote the new foreign trade mode of cross-border e-commerce to a new level of development. In 2020, the city’s cross-border e-commerce transactions reached 1.839 billion yuan, ranking second in the province.
In 2020, the city focused on attracting investment from leading enterprises in the cross-border e-commerce industry, including Pinduoduo, Cainiao, China Ningbo International Cooperation Co.,Ltd, 58 Enterprise Service and so on. The cross-border e-commerce transactions of Wuhu Muchen E-commerce Co., Ltd. ranked first in the province, and the cross-border e-commerce export volume of Wuhu U-Play Corporation exceeded 84 million yuan in 2020.
Last year, the city set up an online public service platform for cross-border e-commerce and started to build supporting facilities such as Cross-border E-commerce Supervision Center and Bonded Warehouse. Cross-border e-commerce enterprises can utilize public overseas warehouses to expand their businesses. Up to now, 8 enterprises in the city have established 27 oversea s warehouses. In addition, we have built four offline cross-border e-commerce industrial parks, two of which have been rated as provincial cross-border e-commerce industrial parks (a total of nine in the province).
The city has made cross-border e-commerce one of the six major industries in Wuhu Area of Anhui Pilot Free Trade Zone, planned the construction of Cross-border Pet Industrial Park, and actively developed bonded online shopping and other businesses. The Municipal Market Regulation Administration has formulated 20 measures to promote the sound development of cross-border e-commerce, and established a system of chief business service officers for cross-border e-commerce to improve service efficiency.
Translated by Wang Mengxiao from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government