China's express-delivery index rises in July-【AGV, Logistic, Air Cargo, Supply Chain, Warehouse, ERP system, Logistic Management, Chinese Market 】

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-08-10 16:42

An express worker processes packages at a delivery station in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province, on Feb 24. [Photo by Cao Jianxiong / for China Daily]

BEIJING -- China's express-delivery activities were more active in July than the previous month, according to the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing.

The China express-delivery index stood at 107.2 percent in July, up 0.1 percentage points from June, according to the federation.

The index, compiled based on data from large logistics firms operating delivery services, provides a perspective on business activities in the economy.

Boosted by domestic demand, the business sector and rural areas saw more express deliveries in July from the previous month.

Due to improving exports, the sub-index for cross-border express deliveries stood at 98.1 percent in July, up 3.3 percentage points from June.

Business activities in the manufacturing sector continued to be active. In July, the sub-index for express deliveries in the sector was 111.8 percent, up by 2 percentage points from the previous month.

In July, the sub-index for express deliveries in the service sector was 105.8 percent, down by 0.9 percentage points from the previous month.