According to the report, by the end of 2018, more than 140,000 merchants with registered addresses of Pingduo Platform in the state-level poverty-stricken counties had annual orders totalling 16.2 billion yuan. Agricultural products and agricultural by-products were the main business categories. It is expected that more than 300,000 new jobs will be created in local logistics, operation and processing of agricultural products, and 170,000 file-building and card-building households will be accumulated.
Consumers in first-and second-tier cities have ordered more than 900 million agricultural products and by-products. Shanghai alone consumes about 110,000 tons of this kind of product, and many times the same district packages an orchard by single-chip.
Among them, the registered addresses are Tibet, four prefectures in southern Xinjiang and four Tibetan provinces, Linxia Prefecture in Gansu Province, Liangshan Prefecture in Sichuan Province and Nujiang Prefecture in Yunnan Province. The number of merchants in the three districts and three states deep poverty-stricken areas is 24,555, and the total number of related orders is 935 million yuan. By the end of 2018, Pingduo had led more than 62,000 new farmers to return home, and more than 7 million agricultural producers were directly connected to the platform and new farmers.
After three years of practice and investment, the platforms farm productssystem has achieved initial results, said Dada, co-founder of Pingduo. In 2019, Pingduo will further increase investment in infrastructure construction of agricultural products, continue to increase the technical input of the platforms Central Processing System for Agricultural Goods, and fully solve the problem of agricultural products production and marketing covering the production areas, especially in the areas of deep poverty. At the same time, Pingduo will cooperate with local governments and relevant departments to make due contributions in improving logistics infrastructure, building regional famous brands of agricultural products, and promoting the upgrading of agricultural products processing. (Orange)