U.S. sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations
| 11:01am
Macau | The 13 hotel expects to get operation license on or before mid-March 2018, still pending confirmation of gaming arrangement
| 10:28am
China's former internet czar faces graft probe
| 10:10am
Yellen gives passing grade to US balance sheet drawdown
| 09:19am
Hackers stole data from 57 million Uber riders, drivers: CEO
| 08:59am
Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year reign over Zimbabwe
| 08:42am
Macau | Construction of water pumps hopefully begin the start of next year - IACM
| 21 Nov
Macau | Head of Municipal Institute Macau should be appointed by Gov’t - Sonia Chan
| 21 Nov
Macau | Gov’t seeks to improve accountability, upgrades public service system - Sonia Chan
| 21 Nov
Macau | Education and parking metres push inflation up in October
| 21 Nov

Cross-border e-commerce still at preliminary stage

Local young entrepreneurs are open-minded about doing business online but they are still concerned about stepping forward for cross-border e-commerce, Chan Weng Tat, the head of the Foreign Trade Management Department of the Macao Economic Services, said on local radio programme Macao Forum yesterday. The MSAR has been promoting e-commerce in the city and the […]

Local young entrepreneurs are open-minded about doing business online but they are still concerned about stepping forward for cross-border e-commerce, Chan Weng Tat, the head of the Foreign Trade Management Department of the Macao Economic Services, said on local radio programme Macao Forum yesterday.
The MSAR has been promoting e-commerce in the city and the response is positive – in particular, from young entrepreneurs operating SMEs (small and medium enterprises) – he said.
However, local SMEs are less proactive in taking part in cross-border e-commerce, with them concerned about technology and safety as well as cumbersome procedures, Mr. Chan indicated.
Currently, there are seven e-commerce platforms operating in Macau. Over the years, Mr. Chan said, the city has been developing auxiliary facilities such as payment platforms and logistics as well as legal support for the operation of cross-border e-commerce.
Lei Cheok Kuan, president of the Industry and Commerce Federation of Macau Central and Southern District, also attended the radio programme, and expressed the hope that the access threshold to e-commerce can be lowered.
Meanwhile, the head of the E-commerce Office of the Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau, Sun Kuan Ieong, disclosed that the amount of packaged mail imported is three times larger than the amount of mail exported to other regions.
Mr. Sun said mail delivered to the city is primarily from Mainland China, Japan, South Korea and the United Kingdom.
The city’s Post Office is currently providing eLocker services which run 24 hours to receive parcels for citizens.
The Office also accommodates express mail services to 200 places and parcel delivery to 220 places.

OPINION

549 POSTS0 COMMENTS
224 POSTS0 COMMENTS
185 POSTS0 COMMENTS
103 POSTS0 COMMENTS