Harbin’s retail export to Russia exceeds $100m
Updated : 2014-07-30
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
With the fully loaded cargo flight departing from Harbin Taiping International Airport for Russia’s Yekaterinburg for the 47th time, Harbin’s retail export value to Russia exceeded $100 million on July 25, ranking first in the national retail export field.
This cargo-only flight has carried nearly a thousand tons of goods to Yekaterinburg since last November, boosting the cross-border business to become a new engine for Harbin’s economic growth.
So far, Harbin airport has opened five air routes to Russia—two cargo-only flights to Yekaterinburg and Aktobe, and three cargo/passenger flights to Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk and Moscow.
With nearly 20 flights flying between Harbin and Russian cities, buyers in Russia can purchase their favorite goods through e-commerce platforms such as come365, foxmall, rubest and easybuy, enjoying a delivery within a week or two.
As China's first border warehouse for e-commerce with Russia began operations in Harbin in June, the cross-border e-commerce in Harbin will be further promoted, bringing more business opportunities to the city in Northeast China’s border area.
The autumn schedule for power grid maintenance in Harbin, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province concluded on Oct 30.
The High People’s Court of Heilongjiang province officially launched Thunderbolt Action.
About 10 government departments in Daoli district, Harbin, Heilongjiang province, carried out joint enforcement June 1 to remove more than 20 illegal constructions with a total area of over 2000 square meters to advance an expropriation project.
Harbin has seen a dramatic reduction in traffic congestion, according to statistics released by Amap, a Chinese navigation service provider.