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All eyes on Asia
This week saw the wrap up of one of the most amazing events in the logistics, shipping and e-commerce space – Single’s Day in China. The two behemoths in this space, Alibaba and JD.com racked up an incredible $54 billion in sales, dwarfing anything in the West and creating the singles biggest logistical challenge in the world. To honour this even, this week we take a look at e-commerce and the supply chain in Asia-Pacific so you can get the lowdown on this mind-blowing market.
ASEAN economic ministers ink first e-commerce agreement. [Channel News Asia]
APAC's e-commerce growth to hit 14.2% in 2019: Fitch Solutions. [Singapore Business Review]
Also, if you haven’t heard it yet, then check out our podcast with Lori Chao, Director of International Communications, JD.com by clicking this link.