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GMV of Chinese E-Commerce Market, 2008-2018, Source: Statista As 2017 draws to a close, the data for China’s burgeoning e-commerce market are in. Topping $1.132 trillion, Chinese e-commerce is a global behemoth that will continue to expand rapidly for many years to come. Probably no event is a better barometer of the health of […]
Image via South China Morning Post In recent years, China has emerged as a major contender in the global race to use AI to spur economic progress. If developing AI technology is the 21st century’s answer to the space race, then China is the player who has a laser focus on becoming the world’s preeminent […]
Image via Techcrunch “In China’s view, data originating from China ought to be kept inside China’s borders because it is not safe elsewhere, period.” –Josh Horwitz Effective June 1st, 2017 are new regulations mandated by Beijing which require increased protocols with respect to data transfers together with an increased degree of data localization. This will […]
Image via Alibaba Recently, I had the pleasure of attending Alibaba’s Gateway ‘17, a two day conference in Detroit targeted at educating small to medium American businesses about the virtues of selling to China via Alibaba’s various platforms, such as TMall, Taobao, etc., and to generally promulgate the Alibaba-branded dream.