China's courier industry expansion continued in October
China's courier sector maintained a steady growth in October 2022, a monthly industry index showed.
The China express delivery development index, tracking overall express business activities and trends, came in at 358 in October, up 6.2 percent year on year, according to the State Post Bureau.
The sub-index for service quality logged an increase of 15.6 percent, indicating better service delivery by courier companies and an improved consumer experience. The sub-index for development capacity picked up 0.2 percent year on year, as China ramped up efforts to upgrade express delivery network infrastructure and delivery efficiency.
The bureau also said that online consumption had rebounded during the week-long National Day holiday at the beginning of October. China's courier companies handled more than 4.1 billion parcels during the holiday, up 5 percent year on year.