In the first quarter of 2017, the total sales in China at Amazon’s overseas stores were 11 times as much as the same period two years ago.
Chinese consumers have purchased nearly 17 million pieces of cross-border directly delivered merchandise from Amazon since the official opening of cross-border direct delivery service since October 2014 according to Amazon China.
Currently, Amazon overseas stores offer Chinese consumers varieties of products from Amazon US, Amazon UK, and Amazon Japan.
Amazon China provides its Prime members unlimited free delivery. Recently, it launched priority purchase for Prime members. Amazon currently offers over 6 million products to Prime members in China.
More and more Chinese sellers expand their global businesses through Amazon. Over 45,000 sellers are in Amazon Business since its recruitment activities among Chinese sellers at the end of 2016.