The 4th Lianyungang China E-commerce Development Conference and 518 Online Shopping Season Begins

From: Lianyungang Daily Updated: 2023-05-19 11:33

On the morning of May 18th, the 4th Lianyungang China E-commerce Development Conference and the opening ceremony of 518 Online Shopping Season was held. Leaders from the Ministry of Commerce, Provincial Department of Commerce, China International E-commerce Center and Provincial E-commerce Association, representatives of well-known e-commerce platforms and logistics enterprises both domestically and internationally and persons in charge of business departments in some cities attended the opening ceremony.

The main leaders of the Municipal Party Committee welcomed the leaders and guests attending the event on behalf of the Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government in their speeches and expressed gratitude to friends from all walks of life who have always cared about and supported the development of Lianyungang. He said that in recent years, Lianyungang had conscientiously implemented the decisions and deployment of the CPC Central Committee, the State Council, the provincial party committee and the provincial government, played its advantages as a comprehensive transportation hub, made good use of platforms such as the cross-border e-commerce comprehensive pilot area and formed an e-commerce development pattern represented by Donghai’s crystal, Ganyu’s seafood, Guannan’s mushroom, Guanyun’s themed clothing, Haizhou’s sportswear and Lianyun’s cross-border e-commerce. The annual online retail sales have increased by 10 billion for five consecutive years. The e-commerce industry has achieved a colorful transformation from scratch. On the new journey of building a powerful country and rejuvenating the nation, Lianyungang will put the development of e-commerce industry in a more important position, cultivate leading enterprises, expand characteristic clusters, meticulously organize various shopping festivals, strive to create a first-class business environment, accelerate the construction of a more influential and competitive "e-commerce city" and prepare to empower Chinese path to modernization to comprehensively promote the new practice of Lianyungang and realize "late start, first come" in the new era. We sincerely welcome e-commerce enterprises and industry elites to visit Lianyungang and choose Lianyungang, and we can work together to create a better tomorrow in the "two-way journey".

In recent years, the e-commerce industry in our city has emerged and flourished. By the end of last year, 28 various e-commerce industrial parks have been built, and the city's annual online retail sales have exceeded 90 billion yuan. The theme of this e-commerce development conference and 518 online shopping season is "cloud connection to the world, gathering in Lianyungang and embracing the future", which combines the promotion of e-commerce projects, the introduction of characteristic e-commerce industries and the promotion of consumption to provide new models, new wisdom and new momentum for the development of the city's e-commerce industry. At the opening ceremony, video connections were made between the main venue of the city and the separate venues of Guanyun County, Guannan County, and Ganyu District. Activities such as awarding the winners of the live streaming competition, unveiling the e-commerce enterprise financial service alliance and centralized project signing were held, and the 2023 Lianyungang E-commerce Industry Development Ranking was released.