China News Network, April 4 According to the news on the website of the State Post Bureau on the 26th, on April 26, the State Post Bureau held a regular press conference in the second quarter of 4 to report on the economic operation of the postal industry in the first quarter. Zeng Junshan, spokesman of the State Post Bureau and director of the Department of Policies and Regulations, said that in the first quarter, the growth rate of the postal industry accelerated month by month, some indicators returned to double-digit growth rates, the overall showed a trend of stabilization and recovery, the operation started well, and the role of the economic "barometer" was fully revealed, laying the foundation for the development of the postal industry throughout the year and providing strong support for promoting the overall improvement of the national economy.
The operation of the postal industry in the first quarter mainly showed the characteristics of rapid growth of the industry, new changes in the structure of express business, further improvement of service quality and efficiency, continuous optimization of regional structure, and continuous enhancement of market vitality. In the first quarter, the postal industry's delivery business volume and industry business revenue reached 341.7 billion pieces and 3562.1 billion yuan, respectively, an increase of 8.5% and 9.0% year-on-year. Among them, the express delivery business volume and business revenue reached 268.9 billion pieces and 2589.6 billion yuan, respectively, an increase of 11.0% and 8.2% year-on-year. In March, the volume of express delivery business exceeded 3 billion, and the growth rate returned to more than 100%. In the first quarter, the international/Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan express delivery business volume and business revenue reached 20 million pieces and 6.3 billion yuan, respectively, an increase of 281.5% and 46.8% year-on-year. In the first quarter, the public satisfaction rate and 11-hour punctuality rate of express delivery services were 9.72 points and 81.6%, respectively, an increase of 75.4 points and 1.6 percentage points year-on-year. Compared with the same period last year, the proportion of express delivery business in the central and western regions in the first quarter increased by 3 and 4.1 percentage points respectively. The growth rate of the central region has accelerated significantly, the growth momentum of the western region is good, and the growth rate of express delivery business in the western region is nearly twice the national growth rate, becoming the highlight of the national growth. Express delivery services sink to small and medium-sized cities, and in the first quarter, the volume of express delivery business in 0 small and medium-sized cities across the country increased by more than 6%. The willingness of enterprises to invest remains high, and the postal industry continues to increase investment in scientific and technological research and development, infrastructure, equipment and facilities, transportation capacity and other aspects.
In the first quarter, the regional development structure of the postal express industry became balanced, and the proportion of express delivery in the central and western regions continued to increase. Zeng Junshan pointed out that the continuous optimization of the regional structure is reflected in four aspects: between provinces, the head provinces give full play to the role of "stabilizer"; The balance between cities continued to improve, the proportion of non-provincial capitals continued to increase, and some third- and fourth-tier cities had higher growth rates. The Yangtze River midstream city cluster grew rapidly, ranking first in the growth rate, exceeding the growth rate of national express delivery business by 8 percentage points; The structure of express delivery tends to be balanced, and the ratio of collection and delivery in 20 provinces has improved, mostly in the central and western provinces.