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in 1978, and sh阿拉爱上海品茶微信ifted its focus toward building its economy.
Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows the count
ry’s GDP increased 33.5 times in constant prices from 1978 to 2017, with average annual gr
owth at 9.5 percent, far exceeding the global average of 2.9 percent in the same period.
During 40 years of reform and opening-up, China’s economic aggregate increased significantly.
GDP stood at 364.5 billion yuan in 1978, before jumping to 1 trillion yuan in 1986, 2 trill
ion yuan in 1991, over 10 trillion in 2001, 30 trillion yuan in 2006, and over 80 trillion yuan 2017.
The country’s worldwide economic aggregate ranking is also rising, from 11th spot in 1978 to second in 2010.
inesses, McMillon said brick-and-mortar stores have become hybrid, and forward fulfillment centers.
He said Sam’s Club has been gaining strength in the country. The high-end m
embership store that was launched in China in 1996 has about 2 million members nati
onwide. By 2020, there will be 40 such clubs either in operation or in construction in the country. The format ha
s 23 stores currently in 19 cities stocking quality fresh food and membership products.
Globally Walmart has 11,300 stores, with a third of them large stores.
According to Kantar Worldpanel, in 2018 Walmart’s market share was 5.4 percent, an improvement from t
he 5.2 percent in 2017. Last year it opened 33 new stores, including 21 hypermarkets, four Sam‘s Club and eight compact stores.
Jason Yu, general manager of Kantar Worldpanel China, said Walmart has to roll out
more innovations to further improve its operational efficiency and achieve growth through