Govt publishes plan for e-commerce
China published the plan to develop e-commerce business during the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) period, the Ministry of Commerce announced on its website on Thursday. The plan has set goals to push the trading volume generated by e-commerce sector to 40 trillion yuan ($5.75 trillion) by 2020, including 10 trillion yuan from online retail businesses. A total of 50 million of people will work for this industry by 2020. It is also expected to improve service ability in healthcare, education, culture and tourism across the country.