Alibaba Research Institute released the country's 50 most active cities for public e-commerce enterprise on March 9th,and Shantou ranked nineteenth nationwide and the fifth in Guangdong Province.
In recent years, the city has actively provided spatial carriers for the small and micro businesses, and guided the enterprises to develop in clusters by creating a group of e-commerce entrepreneurial bases, and playing the leading and demonstrative role of Internet plus. There are now 6 e-commerce industrial parks and 2 entrepreneurial bases that have been built and enabled, and 4 areas for building parks are under intensive construction in Shantou. Meanwhile, it actively promotes the construction of public service system for small and micro enterprises, and has formed nearly 30 influential e-commerce platforms in the industry and the region.
Source:Shantou Daily, March 10, 2016