The First Forum on Cross-border E-commerce Cutting-edge Issues was successfully held at the Secretariat of the International Commercial Dispute Prevention and Settlement Organization
On December 10, 2021, the 1st Session of Fora Series on Cross-border E-commerce Cutting-edge Issues was successfully held at the Secretariat of the International Commercial Dispute Prevention and Settlement Organization (ICDPASO). The forum was themed "Promoting the High-Quality Development of Cross-border E-Commerce in China’s 14th Five-Year Plan Period”. TIAN Guofeng, Executive Deputy Secretary General of China Association of Trade in Services (CATIS) chaired the meeting. DANG Xiaohong, Deputy Director of Port Control Department of China’s General Administration of Customs, TANG Min, Counselor of China’s State Council, NING Xia, Director of E-Commerce Division of Guangzhou Municipal Commerce Bureau of Guangzhou Province, SUN Xiangyang, Deputy Head of Ningbo Customs District of Zhejiang Province, and ZUO Xiaolei, Invited Researcher of the Counselor's Office of China’s State Council addressed the meeting.
LIU Chao, Secretary General of ICDPASO, Director General of the Department of Legal Affairs of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), attended the meeting and delivered a speech. On the one hand, he called for greater efforts to prevent e-commercial disputes, promote legislation in the field of cross-border e-commerce at the global level, and achieve good laws and good governance. In the meantime, he called on global cross-border e-commerce companies and platforms to pay more attention to compliance and avoid disputes and frictions. On the other hand, it is important to properly resolve disputes that have emerged, and promote the development of globally unified standards in the field of cross-border e-commerce to reduce the cost of dispute resolution. ICDPASO Secretariat will continue to play its role and contribute its strength.
The forum is co-hosted by the CATIS, ICDPASO Secretariat, and the Global (Zhengzhou) Cross-border E-commerce Research Institute. Nearly 350 viewers, including participants from the commercial community, customs agencies, CCPIT, comprehensive pilot zones for China's cross-border e-commerce, experts from universities, and representatives of cross-border e-commerce companies online participated in forum discussion. Subsequent fora will be held on themes of other cutting-edge issues in the cross-border e-commerce field.