Liaocheng forum to focus on rural e-commerce

(| Updated : 2021-06-09

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Liaocheng in Shandong province will host a high-profile event to facilitate the city's rural e-commerce development.


A couple try on hanfu dresses at a studio in Caoxian county, Heze, Shandong province. Caoxian boasts a booming e-commerce in the province. [Photo provided to China Daily]

The 2021 Qilu (Liaocheng) Taobao Village Summit Forum and the first Shandong International E-commerce Brand Industry Development Conference will be held in Liaocheng from June 23 to 24, according to a news conference held by the Information Office of Shandong Provincial People's Government on June 9.

Hosted by the Shandong Sub-Council of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the Liaocheng Municipal People's Government and e-commerce giant Alibaba, the event will promote the province's e-commerce industry development as well as facilitate rural revitalization.

The opening ceremony will be held on June 24, and a series of activities such as themed seminars, industrial exchange meetings, livestreaming sales, roundtable discussions and procurement meetings will be held during the event period. The "2021 Alibaba Agricultural Products E-commerce Report" will also be released.

The vice president of Alibaba Group, well-known domestic e-commerce experts, members of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and representatives from more than 10 foreign embassies and consulates in China and business associations will attend the event.