Outlook of the seafood market in China after COVID-19

Import seafood to China

Import and consumption of seafood are decreasing The total import of seafood in the first quarter of 2020 was 22.8 billion yuan. Import in the first quarter of 2020 fell by 27% from the fourth quarter of 2019. It is the lowest value of import volume since 2018.      [Data source: Statista, ‘China’s import of […]

Paper market in China: Imports and exports in balance

In 2018, 104 million tons of paper was both produced and consumed in China. However, the profitability of the Chinese paper industry is stabling out after an upward trend. The gross profit margin exceeds 13% and operating margin increased from 5.2% in 2013 to 6.5% in 2017. In 2008, the gross profit margin decreased from […]

How to use Taobao partner or Tmall partner

Taobao partners in China

A GUIDE FOR NEWCOMERS IN THE E-COMMERCE MARKET IN CHINA A Taobao partner or Tmall Partner, also abbreviated as TP; in Chinese 淘拍档, is another familiar term among international brands that want to enter the e-commerce market in China. However, for international brands, there are quite a few questions about TPs: What is a TP? […]

Daxue Talks transcript #30: How to sell on Pinduoduo’s cross-border platform

Pinduoduo cross border platform

Find here the Daxue Talks episode 30. Olivier Verot is sharing his thoughts about Pinduoduo’s cross-border platform and gives precious advice on how to leverage it for your business in China. Full transcript below: Interviewer: You are servicing clients in Pinduoduo cross-border e-commerce, what kind of platform is a Pinduoduo cross – border? Find out more […]

Chinese marketplaces quiz – How much do you know about e-commerce in China ?

Chinese marketplaces quiz

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What to know about the newest special economic zone in China: Xiong’an New Area

xiongan new economic zone china

What is a special economic zone in China? In the late 1970s and 1980s, the Chinese began experimenting with capitalism by opening up special economic zones in coastal areas. These special areas were allowed special economic rules separate from the rest of the country. For example, foreign investment and companies in these areas faced lower […]

J-beauty and K-beauty in China: Key players in Chinese cosmetics market

Jbeauty and Kbeauty in China

Market overview of J-beauty and K-beauty in China In the Chinese cosmetic’s market, there is strong influence from the neighboring countries Korea and Japan. Known as K-beauty and J-beauty, East Asian fashion from Korean and Japan has successfully penetrated China’s beauty industry, which is the second largest beauty industry in the world. According to Euromonitor, […]