ĦĦĦĦOn December 19, the third Tianjin Cross-border E-commerce Innovative Development Forum was held in Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone. It was learned from the forum that cross-border e-commerce in Tianjin had a rapid development. From January to November of this year, the total order quantity of cross-border e-commerce import in the whole city reached 17,684,800, with a year-on-year growth of 359.3%, and the sales amount of the imported goods reached RMB 2.556 billion, with a year-on-year growth of 209.8%, showing an increasingly obvious leading position of Tianjin in cross-border e-commerce of North China. As a main part of the cross-border e-commerce of Tianjin, Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone has a business volume in this aspect taking more than 70% of the volume of the whole City.
ĦĦĦĦIn order to respond to the development of cross-border e-commerce industry in China, Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone actively cooperated with Tianjin customs, and developed the mode of Ħ°one center and several warehousesĦħ to provide convenience for enterprises and improve the regulation and supervision. By virtue of these efforts, quick customs clearance and logistic services were guaranteed both during Ħ°great promotionĦħ periods and on ordinary days, and good cross-border e-commerce industrial development environment was built, leading to favorable comments of enterprises. At the same time, the zone continued strengthening investment invitation and attraction, and actively applied for two cross-border e-commerce innovation experimental areas of T&B Logistics and Tianjin Airlines Logistics, which have been approved. Enterprises in the zone have established solely owned or cooperation based overseas warehouses in Russia, Korea, Denmark and Japan. As introduced by Bao Jian, director of Trade and Investment Service and Development Bureau of Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone, Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone has become a main battle field of the cross-border e-commerce business of the whole city, the first big order exceeding RMB 10,000 in Tianjin was realized in the zone, the zone took the lead in reaching order quantities of 1 million, 5 million and 10 million, and the cross-border e-commerce business volume of the zone takes more than 70% of the volume of the whole city. In 2019, we shall further increase the order quantity of cross-border e-commerce, integrate regional resources, expand warehousing resources in the zone by means of merger and acquisition of advantageous enterprises, provide warehouses of about 100,000 square meters to better serve the cross-border e-commerce, and make efforts to realize an order quantity more than 20 million; we shall develop e-commerce supporting policies that are more suitable for the regional development, and support the general export development and the gathering of three e-commerce parties including platform; we shall support growth of local e-commerce enterprises, and further promote diversification of cross-border e-commerce trade manners.