Harbin FTZ approved as cross-border e-commerce pilot zone
Updated : 2020-08-12
By ( e.my399.com )
This will make it the fifth of its kind in Harbin, capital city of China’s northernmost Heilongjiang province, according to information from the administration bureau of the Harbin FTZ.
Officials said that it signifies that Harbin FTZ will be included in the overall planning for the development of Harbin’s cross-border e-commerce industry.
Becoming a comprehensive pilot zone for cross-border e-commerce will attract e-commerce companies and professionals to come to the Harbin FTZ, helping the expansion and upgrade of its e-commerce companies and boosting its foreign trade and employment.
Officials said Harbin FTZ will make full use of the policy dividends from being a national cross-border e-commerce comprehensive pilot city.
It will leverage its existing cross-border e-commerce industry activities, to improve the service functions of offline parks and provide cross-border e-commerce industry supply chain services.
Officials said it will move to attract enterprises involved in producing goods, e-commerce platforms, warehousing and logistics, financial support and comprehensive foreign trade services.
At a nameplate unveiling ceremony held on Aug 10, the Kunweiheng Online New Economy E-commerce Industrial Park was also approved as a pilot project in the newly approved China Harbin Cross-border E-commerce Comprehensive Pilot Zone.
The industrial park received a total investment of 150 million yuan ($21.6 million) and is scheduled to start operations soon.
Officials said the business scope of the industrial park includes a cross-border e-commerce supply chain, live marketing, e-commerce training and brand incubations.
Harbin regained the honorary title of "National Civilized City" on Aug 21.
Harbin Economic and Development Zone recently issued measures for the innovative development of the industrial chain.
The Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone recently moved to streamline its small business licensing regulations to help stimulate the zone’s economy.
Heilongjiang province will leverage all its formidable array of natural advantages to develop its popular winter tourism.