By the end of 2015, Chuzhou has had 12,000 E-commerce businesses and online shops, with more than 30% of the SMEs using E-commerce applications. 30 major E-commerce operators have generated an aggregated turnover of 4 billion yuan, with online retails exceeding 1 billion yuan.
Chuzhou E-commerce Industrial Park. The first-phase project covers an area of 15,000 square meters. Currently, 14 e-commerce enterprises have located themselves in the park, involving business like B2C, O2O, cross-border e-commerce, service outsourcing, platform operation and so on. Chuzhou Chuangda E-commerce Park in Langya District. With a total investment of 1 billion yuan, the park covers an overall floorage of 12,000 square meters and houses 122 business owners engaged in e-commerce online transactions. Anhui Duoduo E-commerce Technology Park in Nanqiao District. Its planned area is 1,265 mu while 515 mu has been occupied. The floorage reaches 200,000 square meters while the area used in the first-phase is 22,600 square meters.
Kangning E-commerce Park in Tianchang City. The first-phase floorage is 18,000 square meters with supporting facilities including 40 independent offices and 400 apartments for talents. It housed 12 e-commerce enterprises in 2015. Guangming City E-commerce Park. With a floorage of 790,000 square meters, the park houses over 20 e-commerce enterprises such as Rural Taobao, Jingdong, Ulenp and so on. Dingyuan County E-commerce Park. With a total area of 25 mu among which floorage is 6,000 square meters, the park housed a county-level service center of Rural Taobao. Fengyang County E-commerce Park. With a floorage of 30,000 square meters, the park houses 23 e-commerce enterprises. Laian County E-commerce Park. With a floorage of 14,800 square meters , the park houses a county-level service center of Rural Taobao. Cross-border E-commerce Park in Italy Trade City, Quanjiao County. With a total area of 120 mu and a floorage of 157,000 square meters, the park boasts advantageous supply of foreign products and a perfect storage system and it houses 14 e-commerce enterprises.
An overview of enterprises:
There are over 12000 e-commerce enterprises and online stores. A great number of enterprises involving e-commerce application and service are playing active roles in Chuzhou, such as Meitianhui, Anhui Cloud Computing, Yangzi, Ruifei Technology, Kangning Technology, Fengwang, Konka KKTV, Yongyan Aquatic, Xinziran, Qiusuo Book, Taochu net, Jutai, Jinyu Chuju, Hichuzhou, Wangyou Technology, Wenxi, Jiaoling Nongjiayuan, Feilai E-commerce, Muyingfang, Chuangda, Guangda Logistics and Maihuolang, to name but a few.
Anhui Reifei Information Technology Co., Ltd won the awards of “the top 100 strong e-commerce enterprises in China in 2015” and “the top 100 strong cross-border e-commerce enterprises in China in 2015”. Anhui Tiankang Medical Technology Inc. was honored the tile of “2014 demo enterprise of e-commerce in Anhui Province”. Mingguo County was selected as a national pilot county of introducing e-commerce into rural areas.
An overview of cooperation:
The county-level service centers of Rural Taobao in Dingyuan, Mingguang, Tianchang, an operation center of 51MHL and a village service station have been established. Jingdong has set up 4 agencies in Tianchang, Mingguang and other places. Suning is building a base in Chuzhou. Shenzhen Meitianhui Group has also established its headquarter of East China in Chuzhou.
An overview of infrastructure:
Chuzhou boasts a solid foundation of real economy with strong industries of household appliance, automobile, electronic information, agricultural products, tourism, food processing and so on. It is also rich in resources of online products. In 2015, 1221 big-scale enterprises is involved in six major pillar industries. It is well equipped with fixed and mobile network facilities and makes both urban and rural areas covered by optical-fiber signals. In 2014, 507,000 households had access to the Internet and 1.33 million households had access to 3G/4G network.