A photo of a high-end shopping complex in Xiamen, Fujian province. [File Photo/WeChat account: Xiamen_swj]
Xiamen in Fujian province was selected to pilot the optimization of commodity market, according to a list released by the Ministry of Commerce on Aug 9.
As the only selected city from Fujian province, Xiamen will develop characteristics of commodity management, improve services of industrial chain and supply chain, and promote the integrated development of the online and offline commodity markets.
Through the establishment of demonstration bases, the commodity market will be promoted to become an important platform for commodity circulation, an important carrier for expanding domestic demand, and an important engine for optimizing supply.
The special actions, which are focused on optimizing the market environment, improving service capabilities, and promoting innovation and integration, include 11 key tasks including the upgrading of market circulation, strengthening public services, exploring the construction of a multi-level comprehensive service system and developing cross-border e-commerce.
The pilot project involves 20 cities, counties, and districts from 16 provinces, municipalities, and autonomous regions.