China’s Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) Targets Australia in Global Expansion

China’s Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) Targets Australia in Global Expansion






China’s Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) Targets Australia in Global Expansion Tuesday, Chinese online retailing giant, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) announced that it will open its 1st local office in the Australian city of Melbourne later this year, after flagging its intentions to expand outside of China. Alibaba’s global President Michael Evans said Australia was a “huge part” of the […]






China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption

China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption






China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption For foreign companies targeting the deep pockets of China’s growing middle class, understanding demand and consumption habits are Key. The future of consumption in China is digital, consumer-driven and aided by safe and secure mobile payment systems, according to attendees of the 3-day annual World Economic Forum […]






China’s Exporters Implement “Plan B” Against Headwinds

China’s Exporters Implement “Plan B” Against Headwinds






China’s Exporters Implement “Plan B” Against Headwinds China’s exporters are turning to an “alternative plan” aka Plan B, to underpin exports as foreign trade continued to be affected by weak demand, experts said Monday. “Plan B” involves manufacturing high-tech and innovative products amid ongoing supply-side structural reform to replace labor-intensive products, according to an article […]






China: Online Growth in “Fast-Expanding Market” Mode

China: Online Growth in “Fast-Expanding Market” Mode






China: Online Growth in “Fast-Expanding Market” Mode $BABA China’s online market with rapid development is at the “take-off” stage, corresponding to the “Fast-Expanding Market” (FEM) model. This is the main conclusion in the article “Fast-Expanding ‘Online’ Markets in South Korea and China: Are They Worth Pursuing?” published by Associate Professor Adrian T H Kuah and Dr. […]