Wu Hequan, an academician with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, said: "The digital transformation of logistics, which includes the application of artificial intelligence, robotics, cloud computing and block chain technologies, will make a huge contribution to the industry and society."
Without such agreements, there are no legal mechanisms to bring such fugitives to justice, he said.
WorldFirst has overseen 70 billion pounds in transfers since the company was founded in 2004. The company offers a number of international payment services and has worked with Ant Financial on several of its European partnerships.
Wu Qian, deputy head of Chongqing Customs' port supervision division, said 144 containers had been shipped via the Chongqing-Xinjiang-Europe railway between January and April 20, enabling the shipment of over 2.76 million parcels－eight times the number in the same period last year.
Wu Jian, a fruit grower in Zhouzhi County of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, said it used to take at least one week for his kiwi fruits to get to his customers before 2016. Now, it takes three to four days and sometimes even one day, Wu said.
Wu Xie'en, Party chief of Huaxi, which is located in Jiangyin city, Jiangsu province, said that the village has received lots of help from the Mozambican people, including the president and governors of the nation, since it began investing there.
World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and International Trade Centre Executive Director Arancha Gonzalez have said they plan to attend, Wang said, adding that some heads of state have also confirmed they will attend.
World War II veteran Robert Eugene Oxford's funeral is held in Concord, Georgia of the US on June 11, 2017. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Wu Yongqiang, editor-in-chief of chinabuses.com, a professional consultancy and information platform on Chinese buses, said many foreign governments, especially those in Europe and South America, have launched deadlines for zero-emissions, opening new channels for Chinese carmakers.
Workers pack export-bound citrus fruits in Yichang, Hubei province. [Photo by Zhang Guorong/for China Daily]