China turns attention to logistics

Monday, May 13, 2019

China is focusing much of its attention on logistics. In order to boost market growth, improve productivity and reduce costs, the country plans to build 30 high-tech logistics centers by 2020. And by 2025, China predicts that these centers will include 150 dedicated logistics facilities, according to the National Commission for Development and Reform of China (NDRC).

There are 127 qualified cities for the project and in them China will build inland ports, cargo ports, airports, service-oriented ports, commercial and trade-oriented ports, and internal border ports. Among the qualified cities are: Shenzhen, Beijing, Tianjin, Nanjing, Guangzho, Zhenzhou, Foshan Xi’an, Fuzhou.

The main objective of these logistics centers is to integrate automation into new ports and smart warehouses, and to incorporate unmanned vehicles, robots and unmanned aircraft in package delivery processes while providing a solid base for electronic commerce and enable the High-speed rail logistics, cold chain processes and cross-border delivery.

At DICEX we keep abreast of these developments at the global level in order to find business opportunities for our clients and continue to encourage them to grow and innovate in their processes and services. China is a very important supplier for thousands of companies and its focus on logistics in the hand of infrastructure improvement helps not only its citizens and local businesses, but also companies around the world that partner with them for exchanges commercial.