China’s parcel volumes hit 40bn in 2017

China’s parcel volumes hit 40bn in 2017

Chinese express firms delivered around 40bn parcels in 2017, according to the State Post Bureau.

This was about 28% up on the previous year.

The overall postal business is expected to reach 976bn yuan ($150bn), is a 32% increase year-on-year.

Postal infrastructure expanded steadily last year with over 1,000 storage and delivery centres built.

China’s e-commerce market was, of course, the primary drive for the surging parcel growth.

 

 

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Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is the Editor of Triangle’s Mail & Express Review Magazine and the www.postandparcel.info portal. Ian has been a business journalist for almost 30 years, editing and writing for a wide range of magazines and newspapers with a particular focus on the transport and logistics industries.

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