E-commerce enterprises in China have taken an increasing role spearheading cross-border commerce in goods and services between China and other nations. As consumers within the country have become more affluent, some enterprises have begun importing increasing amounts of high-quality consumer goods from abroad while others provide platforms for importers to sell goods B2C and C2C.
The following is an overview of the state of the cross-border e-commerce sector in the first half of 2017.
Cross-border e-commerce market overview
From 2013 to the present the value of cross-border transactions conducted using e-commerce platforms has more than doubled, from 2.9 trillion yuan (US$ 434.7 billion) to 6.3 trillion yuan (US$944.5 billion) in 2016, and is expected to surpass the US$1 trillion ...
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