The press conference of the 2015 China International Electronic Commerce Expo was held in Beijing on October 15. At the conference, the China International Electronic Commerce Center, the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce and the People’s Government of Yiwu officially announced that the 2015 China International Electronic Commerce Expo will be held on April 11-13, 2015 in Yiwu city, east China’s Zhejiang province.
The expo, which is a national e-commerce show with the largest scale, highest level and widest coverage, is guided by the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, sponsored by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, and undertaken by the China International Electronic Commerce Center, the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce and the People’s Government of Yiwu. The expo aims at strengthening demonstration and guidance of e-commerce, promoting the informatization of enterprises, publicizing e-commerce application, and pays attention to the exhibition of e-commerce achievements and experience exchanges, in order to forge an open platform for international and domestic e-commerce communication and cooperation.
The expo is expected to set up 2,000 international standard booths, covering 50,000 square meters. The expo includes seven exhibition areas: excellent e-commerce platform, national e-commerce demonstration cities/bases/enterprises, e-commerce parks, e-commerce talents services and excellent online stores, showing the latest achievements of e-commerce research and application, technologies and products services, as well as services in the whole e-commerce industrial chain including e-commerce platform, financial services, logistics and express, technology support, digital services and high quality goods online stores.
During the expo, the National E-commerce Demonstration City Xi’an and the National E-commerce Demonstration Base Shenyang Huinan E-commerce Industrial Park, as well as the origins of Fujian Anxi Tea, Shandong Weifang subsidiary agricultural products, Jingdezhen china and the specialty industry of Zhucheng, Shandong will be led by their local governments. Star stores and the pioneering group of Wechat businesses will also appear in the expo through open collection and the first Venture Competition of Wechat Business.
The Summit on E-commerce Development and Reform of Commerce Circulation and the 2015 Annual Session of China Distribution 30 Forum (G30) sponsored by G30, the 2015 China Yiwu World E-commerce Conference sponsored jointly by Yiwu and the E-commerce Commission of the Association of Service Trade, and the 2015 Industrial Annual Conference of the China Communication Marketing (TV shopping, online shopping and mobile shopping) sponsored by the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce will also be held in the same period.
Yiwu is a commerce and exhibition city with strong attractions and affinity with the largest commodity distribution center in the world, solid foundation of commodity economy, excellent conditions for exhibition and unique advantages for e-commerce development. In recent years, depending on the entity market and logistics advantages, e-commerce in Yiwu has developed rapidly, becoming the clustering center of network businessmen, the supplying place of e-commerce commodities, the international marketing center of online commodities, the development highland for cross-border e-commerce and the capital of international e-commerce.