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  • China's rural online retail sales expand 5 pct in H1

    China's e-commerce sector expanded steadily in rural areas during the first half of the year, with rural online retail sales rising 5 percent year on year to 766.85 billion yuan (about 109.86 billion U.S. dollars), according to the Ministry of Commerce.


  • China's retailer to become retail service provider in coming decade

    Chinese retail giant aims to become a retail service provider for small and medium retailers in the coming decade, with more favorable measures to be rolled out, according to Gu Wei, vice president of the company at the 30th anniversary celebration conference on Monday.


  • Cross-border e-commerce upgrades foreign trade of China's rust-belt province

    Jilin, a province in China's Northeast rust belt, reported robust growth in the retail imports and exports of the cross-border e-commerce in the first five months of the year.


  • Ministry, Alibaba sign strategic agreement to implement rural vitalization strategy

    Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group have recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly promote implementation of the rural vitalization strategy.


  • Across China: Foreign businesspeople trained in livestreaming e-commerce in "world's supermarket"

    Foreign businesspeople trained in livestreaming e-commerce in "world's supermarket"


  • China's livestreaming e-commerce industry to reach one trillion yuan in 2020

    Livestreaming e-commerce is boosting sales worldwide due to the development of video transmission and mobile communication technology, as well as surged online consumers amid the COVID-19 epidemic.


  • Discover China: sees robust sales in mid-year shopping spree

    Chinese e-commerce giant posted strong sales growth in a mid-year shopping festival that ended on Thursday, grossing a record high 269.2 billion yuan (about 38 billion U.S. dollars) in online orders.


  • Transactions surge during China's mid-year online shopping spree

    Total transactions and their monetary value rose sharply during the just-concluded online shopping spree, according to Chinese online payment clearing house NetsUnion Clearing Corporation (NUCC).


  • Chinese e-commerce platforms launch credit payment plans to spur consumption

    With the "618" (June 18) mid-year online shopping festival approaching, Chinese e-commerce platforms have launched credit payment plans in order to spur consumption.


  • E-commerce continues to boom in China's Xinjiang

    The Internet economy has become an important driving force for the recovery of market activities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as the epidemic wanes, with online sales continuing to expand rapidly this year.


  • China's e-commerce logistics activities expand in May

    China's e-commerce logistics business increased steadily in May, according to a survey released by the China Logistics and Purchasing Federation and Chinese online retailer JD.


  • China details measures to boost rural e-commerce

    Chinese authorities have detailed new measures to boost e-commerce in rural areas, pledging diversified financial support to tap consumption potential in the underdeveloped market.


  • E-commerce air freight route links central China, Moscow

    A regular e-commerce cargo air route was launched on Thursday to link the central Chinese city of Changsha with Moscow, Russia.


  • China's teams with live streaming site to boost sales ahead of mid-year promotion

    China's e-commerce giant has moved to tap further into live streaming sales by partnering with Kuaishou, a leading short-video and live streaming platform, ahead of its upcoming mid-year shopping festival.


  • Rural e-commerce gains momentum in China as stay-at-home economy thrives

    China's rural e-commerce has been growing at a fast pace amid government initiatives to support rural consumption, data showed.


  • Meituan Dianping reports 1.7 billion yuan loss in first quarter operating revenue

    China's service-focused e-commerce giant Meituan Dianping reported a loss of 1.7 billion yuan (about 238 million U.S. dollars) in operating revenue in the first quarter of this year.


  • China to facilitate int'l e-commerce forex settlement

    China announced Wednesday eased rules on foreign exchange settlement and purchases amid efforts to support cross-border e-commerce and other new trade industries.


  •'s revenue up 20.7 pct in first quarter

    Chinese e-commerce giant reported steady revenue growth in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020, with its net revenue expanding 20.7 percent year on year.


  • Gov't-initiated online shopping festival sees sales top 25 bln USD

    China's recent online shopping festival, initiated by several government departments, saw sales hit 182.51 billion yuan (about 25.72 billion U.S. dollars), an official with the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said on Thursday.


  • launches global online trade show launched its first global online trade show on Monday, as a new channel for traditional trade businesses to reach customers at a time when many exhibitions have been canceled amid the COVID-19 epidemic.


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