AliExpress, Alibaba’s cross-border online retail platform, reached an accumulated 150 million overseas buyers, with a 50 million newly added users since April 2017. Meanwhile, its monthly visits exceed 200 million on the site worldwide.
China Cross-border E-Commerce Markets
Alibaba.com, committed to helping SMEs to export and expand overseas market, has already become the biggest international trading platform. This platform has over 1,000 active overseas buyers and receives near 300 thousand inquiry orders every day. Alibaba.com app saw a year-on-year increase of 52% in active buyers and 269% in DAU. The number of exports […]
The transactions of cross-border e-commerce in China reached US$1.22 trillion in 2017, with an increase of 20% from 2016 (US$1.01 trillion). The transactions of export e-commerce totaled US$0.84 trillion in 2016, up 22.49% from last year, and reached US$0.42 trillion in the first half year of 2017. The transactions of cross-border e-commerce in China is estimated […]
China has more online shoppers than the US, the United Kingdom, and Australia combined. With online sales now at over 16% of total retail sales, China is second only to the UK in online shopping penetration, according to the report from Frost & Sullivan. China is not just the world’s largest online shopping market, it […]
China’s e-commerce startup Xiaohongshu, or “Little Red Book,” has raised US$300 million with a valuation in excess of US$3 billion on May 31, 2018. Alibaba led this financing round, some famous investors GSR Ventures, Tencent Investment, GGV Capital, Genesis Capital, Tiantu Capital, Zhen Fund, and K11 Adrian Cheng have also participated.
Alibaba Group’s first eWTP hub outside of China has gone live in Malaysia. The milestone follows Alibaba’s partnership with the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to work jointly to enable Malaysian small and medium-sized enterprises to benefit from global trade.
The retail sales of China’s cross-border import e-commerce down by 21.9% to 82.1 billion yuan (US$12.86 billion) from Q4 2017. Tmall Global remains in the top spot with a market share of 27.8% followed closely by NetEase Kaola. This quarter didn’t see much change in the ranking of cross-border B2C platforms in China. Tmall Global […]
Vipshop, one of the top cross-border e-commerce retail platforms in China, had the net revenue of RMB19.9 billion (US$3.2 billion) in Q1 2018 according to its unaudited financial results, up 24.6% over Q1 2017, primarily driven by the improvement in the average revenue per customer. Gross profit grew by 8.5% year-on-year to RMB4.0 billion (US$639.2 […]
China cross-border retail e-commerce sales are expected to exceed US$115 billion in 2018 with a growth rate of over 15% YoY and reach US$144 billion by 2021 according to data from Analysis.
Tmall Global platform covers 68 countries, 3,700 categories of products, and 16,400 brands. On Double 11 2017, Tmall Global accounted for about 70% of total cross-border retail e-commerce sales in China. Guangdong is the top province by the total number of Tmall Global users in China, followed by Henan & Anhui. Top 5 product export […]
The transaction value of China’s cross-border retail e-commerce reached 105.18 billion yuan( US$16.53 billion), up 28.9% quarter-on-quarter in Q4 2017. Tmall Global continued to lead the market with a market share of 27.6%, followed by NetEase Kaola (20.5%) and JD Global (13.8%). Amazon Global saw its share rise. Big e-commerce campaigns like Double 11, Black Friday, […]
Tmall Global plans to open six new procurement centers across the world to help overseas vendors capture Chinese consumers’ booming appetite for newer and better imported goods according to Alizila. The centers will be established in Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong, as well as in the regions of North America, Europe and Oceania.