Industry China

  • State Post Bureau: From January to October, the total business income of the postal industry reached 1,107.89 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 6.9%. Among them, the total revenue of express delivery business reached 859.13 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.0%; in October, the postal industry business revenue reached 112.79 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.8%. Among them, the express delivery business revenue reached 90.24 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 0.7%.
  • China Securities Journal: Benefiting from the booming production and sales of new energy vehicles, lithium salt prices continue to rise. On November 16, the Australian lithium miner Pilbara held a new round of lithium concentrate auctions, with a transaction price of US$7,805/ton.
  • The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the State Administration for Market Regulation: issued a notice on the coordinated and stable development of the lithium-ion battery industry chain and supply chain. Guide lithium battery companies to rationally formulate development goals based on actual and industrial trends. On the premise of stable supply of key materials, sufficient investment in R&D and innovation, and adequate supporting funds, appropriate expansion of production scale due to time and need, optimize industrial regional layout, and avoid low-level and same Qualitative development and vicious competition.
  • Shanghai Communications Administration: Officially issued the “5G Network Energy Level Improvement “Full Shanghai” Action Plan. By the end of 2023, the scale of 5G base stations will exceed 77,000, and more than 4,000 commercial buildings and key public buildings will have 5G indoor coverage, and the city’s 5G network coverage will exceed 90%. The average download rate in key areas reached 1000Mbps, the uplink rate reached 200Mbps, and the penetration rate of 5G users reached 70%. By the end of the “14th Five-Year Plan” period, Shanghai will be built into a global benchmark city for 5G network deployment and converged applications.


  • WHO: Oral diseases are the most common non-communicable diseases, affecting 3.5 billion people worldwide, accounting for about 45% of the global population. The most common oral diseases are tooth decay, severe gum disease, tooth loss and oral cancer.
  • Italy: A coalition of environmental groups reported 254 extreme weather events in the first ten months, a 27% increase from the total for the whole of 2021.
  • Verivox, Germany: Many German households faced a second hike in prices for electricity and gas supplies in January as suppliers raised higher wholesale market prices and rising grid charges. After monitoring 800 electricity suppliers and 700 natural gas suppliers, it found that prices will rise by an average of about 61% for about 137 regional electricity suppliers and about 54% for 167 gas suppliers.