CHUZHOU, China, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2016 Optics Valley Cross-Border E-Commerce Forum (CBEC or "the Forum") will be held in Wuhan, China from November 28 to 29. Parallel sessions will be held concurrently in other Chinese cities to extend the influence of CBEC to the rest of China. Chuzhou is one of these cities.
As the second-largest economy, largest export country and second-largest import country in the world, China is a broad market in the era of cross-border e-commerce. Chuzhou is also a national demonstration zone for undertaking industry transfers in the Wanjiang City Belt, as well as a member of the Changjiang Delta Mayors Joint Meeting, the Nanjing City Circle and the Hefei Economic Circle. Chuzhou is building a modern industrial system and focusing on three characteristic industries: intelligent home appliances, advanced equipment and new energy. In recent years, Chuzhou has paid increasingly close attention to cross-border e-commerce development, attempting to further drive import and export by innovative means and through cross-border e-commerce platforms.
A parallel session of CBEC, the 2016 Optics Valley Cross-Border E-Commerce (Chuzhou) Summit ("the Summit"), will take place at the Sheraton Hotel Chuzhou on December 1. Themed "Change and Innovation: A New Era for Cross-border E-commerce", the summit will explore the huge challenges and opportunities brought by the "Belt and Road" strategy to cross-border e-commerce.
Representatives from world-renowned e-commerce platforms, industrial experts and other guests will be invited. Among attendees are celebrities like Zheng Yuhong, President of Winliner (a Chinese cross-border company); Ouyang Rihui, Deputy Director of the Institute for Internet Economy Research, Central University of Finance and Economics and Director of the Center for Internet Economy and Financial Research, National Engineering Laboratory for E-commerce Technologies; Roberto Fantuzzi H, Chairman of the Import and Export Manufacturers' Association of Chile; Chase Vance, Global Business Development Director, TopTenWholesale (the largest wholesale platform in North America); James Brierley, founder and CEO of Yeatrade (a renowned B2B platform in Chile) and Fernando D'Alessio, founder and CEO of Juntoz (a renowned platform in Peru).
The attendees will discuss issues such as "The Current Situation and Development Trends of Cross-border E-commerce in Latin America", "The Transformation and Upgrading of Traditional Foreign Trade Broadens China-Chile Economic and Trade Contacts", "Analysis of Opportunities from North America", "A New Direction for Cross-border E-commerce: Developing the Chilean Market", "A New Trend of Cross-border E-commerce: Opening up the Peruvian Market" and "A New Power In Cross-border E-commerce: New Highlights of Chuzhou".
During the Summit, the Chuzhou Municipal Bureau of Commerce, Winliner Global Information Technology (Wuhan) Co., Ltd. and overseas platforms (Tradekey, Yeatrade, Juntoz) will sign a strategic cooperation agreement to duly exchange the economic trends and cross-border information of their respective countries and regions, cooperate in cross-border e-commerce, and promote the industrial matchmaking and economic and trade contacts between the two sides. A matchmaking exchange meeting will also be held for renowned overseas e-commerce platforms during the summit to accommodate overseas market demands.
Chuzhou achieved GDP of 130.57 billion yuan in 2015, up 9.9 percent from 2014; the growth rate of Chuzhou's GDP was up 0.5 percent year on year, 1.2 percent above the growth rate of Anhui's GDP; Chuzhou was ranked fifth in Anhui in terms of GDP and GDP growth. Chuzhou has established a cross-border e-commerce platform, and is building the Cross-border E-commerce (Chuzhou) Overseas Special Zone, the Cross-border E-commerce Talent (Chuzhou) Incubation Base and the Cross-border E-commerce (Chuzhou) Service Center, to help Chuzhou's foreign trade enterprises accurately match good potential overseas buyers, boost the economic and foreign trade exports of Chuzhou, and further promote the development of Chuzhou's cross-border e-commerce.
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SOURCE Winliner Information Technology Co., Ltd.