Alibaba Group has entered into a strategic collaboration with the municipal government of Yiwu in Zhejiang Province to launch an eWTP hub in Yiwu to digitize trade infrastructure and empower new trade flows for the city, which is the world’s largest wholesale market.
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 […]
The gross domestic product (GDP) of China was 18,068.3 billion yuan (US$2,626.81 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 6.9% at comparable prices according to the preliminary estimates of National Bureau of Statistics of China.
1688.com, the largest online B2B website under Alibaba Group and sourcing destinations of many Taobao sellers, is opening up to foreign suppliers with the addition of twenty four South Korean brands through Alibaba’s Direct From Overseas Markets program.
Costco Wholesale, the American membership-only warehouse club that provides a wide selection of merchandise, launched Tmall flagship store on Tmall Global reaching Chinese consumers directly with competitively priced food and healthcare products ranging from clothing to groceries to laundry detergent to health and beauty aids.