China had a total of 751,000 new patent filings in H1 2018, 217,000 of which were granted, according to the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO). Specifically, 171,000 granted invention patents are domestic patents, among which, 159,000 are service innovation-creation, accounting for 93.2% of granted domestic patents.
New energy vehicle is the hottest theme of this year’s Beijing Auto Show. Kantar TNS Auto expert summarizes major trends in this sector.
Shanghai’s GDP exceeds RMB 3 trillion mark for the first time according to the economic data of 2017, stabilizing its No. 1 position of China cities. More importantly, it brings spillover effects to Yangtze River Delta and surrounding areas. Due to Bin Hai new town’s GDP contribution, Tianjin’s economic growth in 2017 was cut and […]
Beijing’s online retail market began relatively early, and in recent years has experienced rapid growth, such that it is now the primary driver behind consumption in Beijing. In 2016, sales from wholesale and retail enterprises above reporting size exceeded 200 billion yuan (US$29.76 billion), with an average yearly growth rate of 48.9% over the last […]
China National Bureau of Statistics recently released data of the average personal disposable income per capita and consumption expenditure per capita in 2016.
The number of ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWI) in China reached 1.34 million, an additional 130,000 compared to 2015 as of May 2016 according to Hurun Research.
Alipay is the largest third-payment online payment platform in China. And, Alipay is not satisfied to be only an online payment solution and made great attempts expanding offline in 2015.
China’s gross domestic product (GDP) reached 67.6708 trillion yuan (US$10.2872 trillion) with an increase of 6.9% YoY in 2015. The growth rate hit a record low since 1990 according to National Bureau of Statistics.
Top 10 provinces with the highest average online shopping spends on Taobao are Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian, Guangdong, Xinjiang, Sichuan, Tianjin, Beijing and Liaoning according to Taobao based on data from October 2014 to September 2015. Provinces with the lowest average spends are Gansu, Qinghai and Tibet.
Female online shoppers, which contributed to over half of the domestic consumption revenue, have always been seen as the great driving force of e-commerce in China. However, men sometimes had even more purchasing power over some products, such as clothes, digital products, sports equipment and so on.
One week’s Chinese New Year 2015 holiday just ended on 24 February. During this period, over 60% purchased on mobile device. And, the most popular product category is mothercare according to Tmall. Major home appliance sales value grew by over 265% during this period; Tmall Superstore jumped 42 times. Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing were the […]
The total number of fans of China e-commerce websites on Weibo reached 24 million by the end of July 2014, becoming a large online community for online retailers.