Building a digital platform and improving overseas networks, China Textile Federation helps small and medium-sized textile enterprises to stabilize foreign trade

In May, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology launched a nationwide service month for SMEs. The activity requires in-depth implementation of the decisions and arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, focusing on the theme of “relieving difficulties and helping development”, focusing on the difficulties and needs of small and medium-sized enterprises, and mobilizing relevant government departments at all levels, various industry associations (chambers of commerce) and service platforms to give full play to their resource advantages, Form a work force. Focus on the difficulties and needs faced by small and medium-sized enterprises in resumption of work and production, innovation and development, as well as outstanding problems under the impact of the epidemic, and carry out service month activities. As a result, the China National Textile and Apparel Council has carried out two specific tasks on stabilizing foreign trade in May around the service month for SMEs.
Small and medium-sized enterprises account for more than 90% of the national textile industry, and are distributed in the upper, middle and lower reaches of the entire industry chain. They are an important force for expanding employment, improving people’s livelihood, promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, maintaining creativity and resilience. Doing a good job in serving small and medium-sized enterprises is of great significance for the industry to supplement the chain and strengthen the chain and build a modern textile industry economic system. However, affected by various factors such as sluggish demand caused by overseas inflation, high shipping freight rates, rising raw material costs, and a sluggish supply chain caused by the spread of the epidemic, the current export enterprises in the textile industry, especially small and medium-sized textile export enterprises, have orders to varying degrees. loss, and some orders were transferred to overseas manufacturers such as Southeast Asia.

Facing the complex and severe foreign trade situation, China National Textile and Apparel Council firstly started the construction of the FTA textile industry application guide digital service platform to facilitate the majority of small and medium-sized enterprises to make better use of RCEP and other free trade zone agreements and expand overseas markets. The second is to improve the overseas service network of China Textile’s international production capacity cooperation, establish overseas liaison service stations, provide policy consultation and government relations services for small and medium-sized enterprises overseas investment in the early stage, and strive to carry out after-sales service and emotional liaison work for overseas customers in the future to avoid a large number of overseas customers after the epidemic. churn.

It is worth mentioning that the “Several Measures to Help Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises Relief and Solve Difficulties” led by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology was recently issued, further increasing the support. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology also launched the “Joint Action” to promote the integration and innovation of large and medium-sized enterprises. The “Joint Action” aims to promote the integration and innovation of large and medium-sized enterprises, guide large enterprises to open up innovation resources to small and medium-sized enterprises, promote the formation of a group of innovation consortia, enhance the resilience and competitiveness of the industrial chain and supply chain, and improve the modernization level of the industrial chain.

According to the reporter’s understanding, since last year, there have been more than 30 policies to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises issued at the national level and still in effect, and more than 50 policy documents have been issued by various regions, ranging from tax reduction and fee reduction, financial support, financing promotion, job stabilization and expansion. Jobs, rights protection, expanding market demand and specializing in new development, etc., help enterprises to relieve difficulties and stabilize market players.


Post time: Jun-24-2022