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Alibaba inks deal to grow Pakistan e-commerce sector

Alibaba inks deal to grow Pakistan e-commerce sector

May 17, 2017 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Another country heard from! Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba has added a new nation to its growing theater of operations: Pakistan. The two partners have signed an agreement to develop Pakistan’s e-commerce sector by fostering growth of exports from the South Asian country’s small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into the regionalRead More

Alibaba Group to open first overseas ‘e-hub’ in Malaysia [VIDEO]

Alibaba Group to open first overseas ‘e-hub’ in Malaysia [VIDEO]

March 23, 2017 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Alibaba Group is setting up its first overseas “e-hub” for what CEO Jack Ma calls the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP). The new outpost, in Malaysia’s new Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), is expected to be launched by the end of 2019. The news underscores the pace at which theRead More

What is eWTP, and why you should care

What is eWTP, and why you should care

January 4, 2017 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Last year broke sales records for Tmall Global, Alibaba’s online platform that enables international brands to sell directly to Chinese consumers. But for Alibaba, this is just the start. In David Harris’ piece in our sister publication, Cargo Facts, he write about Alibaba’s vision of the “Electronic World Trade Platform”Read More

Chinese cross-border e-commerce purchases to skyrocket in 2016

Chinese cross-border e-commerce purchases to skyrocket in 2016

June 28, 2016 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

More than 15 percent of Chinese will purchase e-commerce goods from abroad this year, according to a recent eMarketer report. These 181.2 million e-commerce customers will represent a 41.6 percent increase over 2015, when 128 million Chinese engaged in cross-border online purchases. Companies such as Alibaba, which has a significantRead More

Ma to G20: ‘Tear down this wall!’

Ma to G20: ‘Tear down this wall!’

June 20, 2016 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Regulations and protectionist trade policies are killing small business, according to Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, who spoke at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum last week, calling for a removal of trade policies that hinder global commerce. In most countries, Ma said, small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) contributeRead More