How to Sell in China with Tmall Global. Overview

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This post was updated in March 2022. Have you always wanted to expand your business in China? This article will explore the opportunities for your organization to drive your sales in China through one of the biggest sales channels for cross-border eCommerce: Tmall Global. Tmall vs Tmall Global The Chinese cross-border eCommerce market is not particularly fragmented. …

China Bonded Warehousing and Cross-border eCommerce Tax Reform

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The original version of this article was written in 2018. We monitor the situation with the bonded warehouses in China, keeping this material up to date. Latest version was updated in February 2022. It’s never been easier to sell to China from abroad than now. The Chinese government has made a concerted effort to simplify …

Top 5 Chinese Cross-Border eCommerce Platforms in 2022

Thomas Price

We have published the first version of this article in the beginning of 2020, not too long after China’s new eCommerce Law went into effect in 2019, when all the major cross-border eCommerce platforms have finished their transition to full compliance. Since then we have been updating this post yearly, tracking the changes that happened …

5 China Cross Border eCommerce Myths

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The cross-border eCommerce market is growing in many countries, especially in countries in South East Asia, China and India. There are more and more solutions and services for merchants, entry thresholds getting lower and lower. Yet, when it comes to actually starting a cross-border eCommerce business, there is still an air of insurmountable challenge, of …

Japanese eCommerce: Insights and Analysis

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Japan has always been unique. An island country with distinct culture, traditions, way of life, it is also a very successful, technologically advanced and rich nation. No wonder Japan is one of the most lucrative markets for many overseas companies. This, of course, applies to the eCommerce market. Doing eCommerce business in Japan is not …

How to Set Up a Store on Lazada

Thomas Price

Lazada is one of Southeast Asia’s biggest B2C eCommerce marketplaces. It dominates several of the largest markets in the region, and posts strong numbers in most of the rest – and happily, setup is absolutely free of charge. Therefore, Lazada has become impossible to ignore for brands looking to take advantage of the eCommerce boom …

RCEP Asia-Pacific Trade Deal a Boost to Cross-Border eCommerce

Thomas Price

After more than six years of negotiations, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed between the ten members of ASEAN and China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. This partnership forms the world’s largest trade agreement. The RCEP acts to unite and reinforce several existing Asia-Pacific trade deals and close gaps where none …

Southeast Asian eCommerce Guide Series: Updated for 2020!

Thomas Price

Interested in taking your brand to Southeast Asia using eCommerce? Look no further – our popular series of Southeast Asian eCommerce Market Guides has been updated! Customers who purchased a previous version of any of these guides can of course contact us directly to request this latest updated version, free of charge. But for anyone who …

Chinese Cross-Border eCommerce: Legal Expert Interview

Thomas Price

Although 2020 has obviously been difficult for much of the world, Chinese cross-border eCommerce is one of the areas that has managed to perform well. Cross-border eCommerce (CBEC) in the country has experienced growth, even as most industries in China and the world shrunk in response to the global crisis. According to customs data from …

Cross-Border eCommerce in China: Get up to Speed

Thomas Price

Chinese cross-border eCommerce has become an opportunity few brands want to pass up. For years, accessing the China market meant big investments and jumping through complicated hoops. But cross-border eCommerce in China has opened up new, easier paths in many cases. Building on this, the government is offering more and more support for cross-border channels …