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. […]
China Cross-border E-Commerce Markets
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.
The total transactions of China cross-border e-commerce market reached 6.3 trillion yuan (US$920 billion) in 2016, including retail and B2B according to a Chinese research company iiMedia. And, it’s expected to reach 8.8 trillion yuan (US$1.28 trillion) in 2018.
Alibaba’s cross-border e-commerce platform Tmall Global product categories grow by 50% to 3,700 in 2016, with more than 14,500 international brands from 63 countries and regions.
China cross-border e-commerce total transactions reached RMB 751.2 billion in 2015, an increase of 69% YoY according to Alibaba.
Shopping guide websites are the top referral of China cross-border online shoppers (59.8%), followed by family & friends (51.2%) and search (47.3%) according to iReseach.
As 40% china online consumers buy foreign goods, cross-border e-commerce in China will hit $85.76 billion this year according to the analysis of eMarketer.