May 28, 2021|
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (May 22 – May 28)
JD Logistics listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) on May 28 with the ticker 2618.HK. An IPO celebration ceremony was hosted at JD.com’s headquarters in Beijing, virtually connected to the exchange in Hong Kong. The opening price was HKD 40.36, and the IPO raised an estimated HKD 241.13 billion. Nine representatives and a JD Logistics six-axis robot sounded the gong.
JD opened an all-cargo charter flight between Shenzhen and Bangkok on May 28, the e-commerce giant’s first in the Asia-Pacific region. Open to enterprises (SMEs) in both countries, the freight-dedicated route will facilitate delivery of goods from China to customers in Thailand and vice versa within 48 hours.
JD Property, the business division for smart industrial development under JD.com and Beijing Tianrun New Energy investment Co., Ltd. a wholly-owned subsidiary of China’s leading clean energy solution provider Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd., announced on May 26 to establish a joint venture focusing on clean energy development, investment and operation. First row in the photo shows Gang Li (left), head of operations, JD Property and Yantian Pan (right), vice president of cooperate business, Goldwind at the signing ceremony.
Carol Fung, president of JD FMCG Omni-channel, attended the 2021 CCFA China International Retail Innovation Summit held from May 23 to 25 in Shanghai, and gives a main stage speech titled “Embrace the new structure of retail, co-build new business ecosystem.” Click here to learn more about the key takeaways.
JD.com delivered its emergency aid to Yangbi Yi autonomous county in Yunnan province at 5 a.m. on May 22, after the county was struck by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake at 9 p.m. on May 21. In 2012, JD.com’s founder Richard Liu announced a company regulation stating that if a disaster happens anywhere in the country, the nearest JD warehouse should immediately donate and transport its goods to meet the emergency demands, and that its management does not need to obtain prior approval.