Beijing has built over 50 cross-border e-commerce experience stores and more than 70 warehouses overseas so far, according to Beijing Municipal Commerce Bureau (BMCB) on April 27, 2019.
According to statistics, Beijing’s retail imports amount of cross-border e-commerce totaled 1.89 billion yuan (280 million U.S. dollars) in 2018, rising 43.9 percent year on year.
An official from BMCB said, Beijing’s key cross-border e-commerce enterprises have increasing trade contacts with countries along the “One Belt and One Road”.
Their cooperation effectiveness is gradually emerging.
For example, the online shopping platforms of JD.com have come online one after another in Indonesia and Thailand.
The “Digital Silk Road”, a cross-border e-commerce comprehensive service platform jointly built by DHGate.com and Turkey, has seen an amount of transaction exceeding one billion U. S. dollars.
XBN, an e-commerce service provider in China, has built its operation centers in Russia and Bahrain, expanding its overseas marketing network.
Easyond, a cross-border e-commerce platform, has brought in hundreds of types of merchandise made in dozens of countries along the “One Belt and One Road”, effectively enriching consumption supply of cross-border products and advancing consumption upgrading.
Beijing has been pushing forward the international exchanges under the “One Belt and One Road” Initiative since it became a national comprehensive pilot zone for cross-border e-commerce in July 2018.
It has been embracing new development opportunities for cross-border e-commerce.
The city also has established six watchdogs and rolled out a series of policies to advance the sustained, sound and rapid development of cross-border e-commerce.