Xi'an, capital of southwest China's Shaaxi Province has pledged to devote wholeheartedly in service outsourcing industry and list service outsourcing as its pillar industry.
At the Manifesto Press Conference for Xi'an Service Outsourcing held on September 13, 2006, the city formally puts forward the slogan of "China's Service Outsourcing Capital", which reveals the city's ambition.
Xi'an, as a pioneer in software industry in China, has been retaining a sustainable and booming economy, which in turn upbores the development of software industry.
In 2005, the production value of software industry reached RMB 8.2 billion Yuan, with export revenue up to $US 42 million.
In recent years, service outsourcing industry in Xi'an has maintained robut growth. The outstanding contractor enterprises, rich human resources and preferential policies have paved a solid foundation for Xi'an to realize the objective of becoming the capital for service outsourcing.
Service outsourcing refers to a kind of management mode, through which enterprises outsource the subordinated business and take advantage of excellent professional teams outside to inherent the business, so as to focus on the core business, reduce cost, improve efficiency, and enhance the competitiveness and adaptability to the changes. It includes BPO (Business Process Outsourcing), ITO (Information Technology Outsourcing) and KPO (Knowledge Process Outsourcing).
By People's Daily Online