Cross-border e-commerce offers rich pickings2017-03-15
Cross-border e-commerce is proving to be a new breakthrough in the country's foreign trade development, but bottlenecks still exist and the government needs to make clear the responsibilities of players, including exporters and platform operators, said business executives attending the ongoing session of the National People's Congress.
Luggage rolls into smart space2017-03-14
In 2016, as many as 120 million Chinese traveled overseas and, in doing so, spawned not just the world's largest outbound travel market in China, but a mammoth opportunity for luggage makers, including expensive global brands.
Online shopping continues to boom in rural China2017-03-03
Online shopping is thriving in rural China, with last year's transactions reaching 894.54 billion yuan (130 billion U.S. dollars), a Ministry of Commerce (MOC) official said on Thursday.
E-commerce giant hits out at fakes2017-03-01
E-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd has called for tougher laws, stiffer enforcement, and harsher penalties to crack down on fake products, in the latest attempt to shed its reputation as a haven for selling knockoffs.
Survey says more e-shoppers to buy foreign stuff by 20202017-02-16
More than 15 percent of the Chinese population purchased goods from abroad worth $85.8 billion in 2016. The amount is expected to reach 25 percent-which translates into 325 million people-by 2020, according to research firm eMarketer.
Chinese top world's online shoppers2017-02-13
The Chinese are more likely to shop online than consumers from any other country, according to the latest survey by the International Post Corporation, a Brussels-headquartered association on postal services.