The new e-commerce guidelines came as Premier Li Keqiang visited Beijing's Inno Way - a start-up street with more than 12,000 technology companies - to toast entrepreneurs for creating employment. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China to cut e-commerce red tape, back entrepreneurship and ease market access

New State Council guidelines are third time in a week that central authorities have promised to nurture growth of online businesses amid the economic downturn

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The new e-commerce guidelines came as Premier Li Keqiang visited Beijing's Inno Way - a start-up street with more than 12,000 technology companies - to toast entrepreneurs for creating employment. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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