E-commerce pushed in rural area
To boost rural development, China will push for faster growth of the e-commerce sector across underdeveloped areas. “Policy support will be given to small online retailers ... to lower their operational costs,” theMinistry of Commerce announced onMonday. The ministry said more would be done to support and nurture e-commerce businesses operating in rural regions. Training programs would be on offer to small business owners, according to guidance advice posted on the ministry’s website.