E-commerce


Alibaba Subsidiary Cainiao Pushes Into Malaysia With Cross-Border Delivery Service

Alibaba Subsidiary Cainiao Pushes Into Malaysia With Cross-Border Delivery Service

23rd September 2020 Cainiao, a logistics arm of Alibaba, is partnering with its domestic peer Best to launch a time-efficient delivery service between China and Malaysia, which the duo hailed as a boon for both buyers and sellers as the upcoming “Double 11” shopping extravaganza is expected to drive demand for cross-border e-commerce. The service, which incorporates customs clearance, sea freight forwarding, overseas warehousing and last-mile delivery, will shorten...

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China Focus: New customs practice boosts B2B e-commerce export

China Focus: New customs practice boosts B2B e-commerce export

in World Economy News 04/09/2020 Two months after 10 Chinese customs began an experimental supervision mode to boost B2B e-commerce export, 12 more customs were added to the pilot program on Tuesday by China’s General Administration of Customs. B2B e-commerce export refers to either direct export of goods from domestic businesses to overseas businesses by cross-border logistics based on their mutual deals over a cross-border e-commerce platform, or the export of...

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Most Asia-Pacific consumers unhappy with delivery experiences

Most Asia-Pacific consumers unhappy with delivery experiences

Only 22 per cent of Apac consumers report having product delivery experiences that meet their expectations every time, according to a new study by BluJay Solutions. The research finds that with contactless delivery options becoming more prevalent against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, consumers expectations for transparent, reliable and accurate delivery information is greatly enhanced. In spite of this, deliveries often fall below expectations. “With consumers stuck at...

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Cameroon slaps VAT on e-commerce trade

By Amindeh Blaise Atabong Jan 14 2020 / itwebafrica The sale of goods and services in Cameroon via local or foreign e-commerce platforms will be liable to Value-Added Tax (VAT) of 19.25%. This is according to recently introduced legislation, the 2020 Finance Law of Cameroon which came into effect in late 2019. According to the new legislation, operators of e-commerce platforms, on behalf of suppliers, will have to calculate,...

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JD com : Agility and JD Logistics Expand E-Commerce Ties

JD com : Agility and JD Logistics Expand E-Commerce Ties

Nov 29 2019 / Daily Stock Dish Agility and JD Logistics Expand E-Commerce Ties Agility, a leading global logistics provider, together with its digital innovation arm, Shipa, has signed a memorandum of understanding with JD Logistics, an independent business group under JD, China‘s largest retailer, to collaborate on logistics in fast-growing e-commerce markets. JD Logistics is the operator of China‘s largest B2C e-commerce fulfillment network. Agility and JD Logistics...

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