Wuhan city government announced last Friday that it has officially launched “Wuhan Purchase 2020 consumption promotion campaign” with WeChat Pay and other platforms, which will issue 500 million yuan (US$70.73 million) of shopping vouchers.
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 […]
On October 13th, Guangdong Provincial Bureau of Statistics released consumer goods market data showing that in 2016, Guangdong’s final consumer spending contributed more than half of the province’s economic growth, and the online retail market ranked first in the country, with online retail sales of 1.14 trillion yuan (US$178.7 billion), accounting for 23.1% of online […]
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.
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.
An article called Why I Left Tencent to Sell Chaoshan Specialities received over 100,000 views within 6 hours since published on WeChat.
Alibaba Ali Institute and Chinese Academy of Information Technology jointly started “E-Commerce Development Index” research in 2010. This year, Ali Institute studies 294 cities and released “China’s Top 100 Best E-Commerce Cities 2013” report.
2013 was gone in a flash. Social share still enjoyed a strong momentum in the past year. JiaThis, the biggest social share tool in China, released its data-based Report of China Social Share Tools in 2013. Overall social sharing times reached 1.4 billion in 2013.
Hurun Research Institute last week released the GroupM Knowledge-Hurun Wealth Report 2013 that analyses China’s wealthy people broken down according to their regional distribution across China, as well as their investment, consumption preferences, and how they use the media.
Shanghai-based Stenvall Skoeld & Company calculated the iOS penetration rate (Apple’s iPhone and iPad, not including iPod touch) in all Chinese provinces and municipalities; and, their estimate puts the total number of iPhones and iPads in China at end of 2011 at 21 million active devices, distributed as shown above. More than half of all iOS devices […]