Reporters learned from the Sichuan Provincial Department of Commerce that our province will strive for the Ministry of Commerce’s approval to set up Chinese herbal medicine price index web publishing center and to build China’s biggest herbal medicine e-commerce platform on this basis.
At the end of last month, the Ministry of Commerce established our country’s fisrt group of e-commerce model enterprises and the only place in traditional Chinese medicine business went to Chengdu zyctd.com IT Ltd. By information service, zyctd .com enables “one-stop” trade between buyers and suppliers online. In 2010, the trade scale exceeded 150,000-ton herbal medicine and 7.5-billion yuan with online trade volume topped in the country. As the biggest information platform of Chinese herbal medicine business, zyctd .com compiled herbal medicine market price index last year and passed the technological achievement evaluation last Nov. by a total 6 state’s departments, such as the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Agriculture, State Food and Drug Administration and so on. This index is the first herbal medicine market price index in full sense in China.
The Provincial Department of Commerce said that our province will support zyctd .com to build state-level herbal medicine index web center and support enterprises to establish storage & logistic center, e-commerce trading center, information center and testing center in major producing areas and markets to form a herbal medicine e-commerce platform in China.