With “Black Friday” falling just two weeks after this year’s 11.11 promotions, it was probably inevitable that consumer fatigue and diminished enthusiasm (not to mention diminished wallets) would sap the strength of the latter. Though cross-border e-commerce platforms introduced various discounts and promotions in the week leading up to Black Friday, most of them failed […]
China Cross-border E-Commerce Markets
eBay is well-known in China as a platform for exporters seeking to sell Chinese-manufactured goods abroad, but it’s easy to overlook the fact that it has another “hidden” role as an importer.
Before every Double 11 and Black Friday sales, Amazon China always has some big plans up their sleeves without fail. According to Analysys International report, China’s import online retail market reached 93.82 billion yuan (US$14.16 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, reflecting a 17.6% increase as compared to previous years. On 16 October, Amazon […]
Cross-border e-commerce has increasingly become a mainstream way for Chinese consumers to access imported goods without traveling abroad or paying large markups at domestic supermarkets. Over the past few quarters, it has shown explosive growth, led by JD Worldwide, Tmall Global, and specialty platform Netease Kaola. China’s cross-border e-commerce retail market reached 81.57 billion yuan […]
Part 2 of 2 in CIW’s report on cross-border e-commerce in China (Part 1). The retail cross-border e-commerce segment makes up a significant fraction of the cross-border e-commerce market, with its 3.05 trillion yuan (US$ 457 billion) revenue accounting for 48.5% of 2016’s total 6.3 trillion yuan (US$944.5 billion) of China’s cross-border e-commerce market. Thus far in […]
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. […]
Cross-border retail e-commerce in Xiamen, a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian, China, beside the Taiwan Strait, is growing rapidly at Xiamen Free Trade Zone in the first half year of 2017. The imported parcels (including personal express, cross-border direct purchase products) grew to 1.08 million pieces worth 180 million yuan in the first six months of 2017 […]
Kaola.com is one of the top cross-border retail e-commerce platforms in China, set up by NetEase in 2015. It’s the top cross-border retail platform based on total GMV in 2016, according to iiMedia. It leverages the abundant user base and media resources of NetEase and offers high-valuable imported products & services with assured quality. Kaola.com does […]
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.
With the fast growth of cross-border retail e-commerce market and the increasing consumption strength in China, the Australian natural health brand Swisse announced its official entry into this market on 8 April 2017.
A girl from Chile bought her father a watch as a gift at US$41.01 from Alibaba’s retail platform AliExpress on 10 April 2017. What she did not know is that she is recorded by Alibaba as the 100 millionth customer.
Cross-border online shopping of South Korea products saw fast growth in 2016 with Chinese consumers the fastest.