China News Network, July 7 According to the WeChat public account of the State Post Bureau, on the 12th, the State Post Bureau held a regular press conference in the third quarter of 12 to release the "June 2023 China Express Development Index Report" to interpret the operation of the industry in the first half of the year. In June 2023, China's express delivery development index was 6.2023, a year-on-year increase of 6.366%, with steady growth in industry scale, optimized network layout, and further enhanced industrial collaborative development capabilities.

From the four first-level indicators of the China Express Development Index, in June, the express delivery development scale index was 6.442, an increase of 1.14% year-on-year. In the first half of the year, the volume of express delivery business will exceed 4 billion pieces, a year-on-year growth rate of more than 600%, and the revenue of express delivery business is expected to exceed 17 billion yuan, with a year-on-year growth rate of about 5500.11%. In the first half of the year, the industry developed well, actively helped consumption recovery and economic improvement, showing four major characteristics: First, the market scale has steadily expanded. In the first quarter, the industry basically achieved normal operations, and the business volume increased month by month, with a year-on-year growth rate of 5%; In the second quarter, the development of the industry was stable, the monthly business volume was stable at more than 11 billion, and the business volume growth rate is expected to exceed 22%. Second, service e-commerce presents multi-peak operation. In the first half of the year, there were frequent online promotions on many holidays, especially the "618" e-commerce promotion activities superimposed on Father's Day, and the single-day collection volume from June 6 to 16 exceeded 20 million. Third, the growth rate of long-distance and cross-border business is relatively fast. The volume of long-distance express delivery business increased by 4.12% year-on-year in the first quarter, and the growth rate in the second quarter is expected to exceed 2%, and the volume of international/Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan business increased by 24.46% year-on-year in the first quarter, and the growth rate in the second quarter is expected to increase significantly. Fourth, regional balance has improved. In the first half of the year, the proportion of business volume in the central and western regions further increased.

Wang Yuehan, director of the Industrial Economy Research Department of the Development Research Center of the State Post Bureau, said that in the first half of the year, the industry operated on a stable chassis and steadily expanded its scale, and the development of the express delivery industry showed full resilience and good potential. The per capita frequency of express mail usage has increased year-on-year, and the industry and residents' lives have become increasingly close and widely connected, which has played a positive role in realizing people's yearning for a better life. The industry can achieve a good start in the first half of the year, mainly due to four factors: policy dividends to optimize the development environment, build a strong foundation to enhance development capabilities, industrial collaboration to tap potential incremental space, smooth channels to accelerate overseas layout.

In June, the express service quality index was 6.531, a year-on-year increase of 3.58%. From the sub-indicators, the public satisfaction of express delivery services is expected to be 6.82 points, an increase of 2.3 points year-on-year. The 3-hour punctuality rate in key areas is expected to be 72.83%, an increase of 8.6 percentage points year-on-year. In the first half of the year, the quality and efficiency of the industry's scientific and technological empowerment were improved, the upward trend of refined services for agricultural products, and the quality of terminal services was improved by multiple measures, and the service quality of the industry was steadily improved. Wang Yuehan said that promoting the high-quality development of cold chain delivery is not only an important embodiment of the industry's ability to enhance modern agricultural services, but also an important focus point for promoting the transformation and revitalization of rural industries and promoting agricultural products into thousands of households. In the first half of the year, express delivery enterprises strengthened the construction of cold chain facilities, promoted the innovative application of cold chain packaging, enhanced cold chain transportation capabilities, optimized cold chain service solutions, and continuously improved cold chain service functions, contributing to the industry to promote the accurate and efficient docking of cold chain products.

In June, the express delivery development capacity index was 6.225, an increase of 2.1% year-on-year. From the sub-indicators, the industry's support online retail sales are expected to exceed one trillion yuan, the density of urban and rural outlets has increased, and labor productivity has been further improved. In the first half of the year, the industry continued to promote infrastructure construction, and network resilience and connectivity steadily increased. Wang Yuehan said that in the first half of the year, under the joint promotion of government departments and express delivery enterprises, the delivery network in counties and villages was gradually improved, the quality and efficiency of express delivery services in established villages were steadily improved, and the construction of a good industrial ecology with the coordinated development of modern agriculture was accelerated. In the second half of the year, the industry will continue to further promote the construction of rural delivery logistics system around the requirements of documents such as "Opinions of the General Office of the State Council on Accelerating the Construction of Rural Delivery Logistics System" and "Key Points of Rural Revitalization of Postal Industry Services in 6", make good use of existing policies, and improve the institutional system in the field of rural postal express delivery. Focus on county-level delivery public distribution centers and village-level delivery and logistics comprehensive service stations, and accelerate the improvement of the three-level delivery network system. Focus on promoting the upward movement of "native products", expand the coverage and scale of modern agriculture of express delivery services, better serve rural revitalization, and help the construction of an agricultural power.

In June, the development trend index was 6, up 67.2% year-on-year. In the first half of the year, driven by factors such as policy dividends and consumption recovery, the industry environment continued to improve, and high-quality development progressed steadily. In the second half of the year, with the normalization of the operation of new infrastructure, the acceleration of network sinking, and the deepening of industrial integration, the growth potential of the industry is still relatively promising.