Yiwu in Zhejiang province handled 8.23 billion parcels in the first three quarters of this year, up 16.5 percent year-on-year.
Back on Dec 6, E-ter Network based in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, received a payment from a Saudi Arabian client for daily necessities such as storage boxes, water bottles and handbags.
The value of China's cross-border e-commerce imports and exports exceeded 2 trillion yuan ($280.55 billion) for the first time in 2022, reaching 2.1 trillion yuan and marking an increase of 7.1 percent compared with 2021, according to a report released Saturday.
As a new form of foreign trade that develops rapidly, cross-border e-commerce has become a new driving force for the high-quality development of China's foreign trade.
A total of 22 enterprises based in Jinhua, Zhejiang province exhibited their products and looked for business opportunities at this year's China (Shenzhen) Cross-Border E-commerce Fair on Feb 22-24.
The Jinhuanan and Yiwuxi railway stations ensured the smooth operation of 57 Yiwu-Xinjiang-Europe freight trains during the Spring Festival holiday from Jan 21 to 27.
The 2022 Zhejiang Jinhua Digital Trade Summit Forum, a supporting event of the Global Digital Trade Expo to be held in Hangzhou on Dec 11, was held in Lanxi, Jinhua on Dec 2.
Chinese online retailers are speeding up efforts to expand their presence in overseas markets amid a broader drive to diversify revenue sources and hedge against the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, industry experts said.