Category Archives: Business


B2C– Sell Products in China through Cross-Border Ecommerce

More and more consumers in China are using mobile phones to purchase products. Products sold by major platforms are able to deliver products at the very next day. There are two ways of selling imported products online in China. Export products into China through conventional distribution channels and list those products online (B2B2C) — Major […]


How to Sell Products On-Line in China

By the end of 2013, China leads all the rest of the countries in B2C and C2C purchases. According to Go-Global.com, China’s ecommerce market is expected to reach $274.5 Billion in spending in 2014. Among which, $51.62 billion spent via mobile commerce. Alibaba, the parent company of T-mall and Taobao sold total value of merchandise […]


China Shanghai (Pilot) Free Trade Zone

Late in 2013 the China Premiere endorsed the first Hong Kong-like free trade zone in China. The plan was announce in July 2013, and quickly achieved approval and implementation began in Q4 2013. The Shanghai FTZ will first span 28.78 square kilometers in the city’s Pudong New Area, including the Waigaoqiao duty-free zone and Yangshan […]


Export Products to China — Series One

Exporting products from the US is fairly straight forward. The complexities come at the other end. Importing into China is somewhat more complex. In China, importers are restricted by the government to certain product categories. Importers must have licenses for the corresponding product categories. Importers may have more than one category approval. Gaining licenses can […]


Using WeChat and QQ in China

It is perhaps unsurprising that in a country where cell phones vastly outnumber land-lines, high-tech communication would be leading the way in business. Even with the proliferation of smart phones and computers, the Chinese culture has not adopted voicemail or email as standard business practice. Instead, China turns to text messaging. Specifically the multi-media communications […]