Let's talk selling to China

China is a huge potential market of 467m+ online shoppers that could be a great opportunity for your business. We can provide advice and support on accessing that marketplace effectively.

How big is the opportunity?

  • The user base of Chinese online shoppers reached 467 million in 2016, with 40% buying international products
  • Kaola accounts for 21.6% of China’s cross-border shopping market (the largest market share, next is Tmall Global (Alibaba) with 18.5%)
  • Kaola sells over 5,000 brands from more than 80 countries
  • 109 million middle class in China in 2015 – 11% population
  • Kaola.com are a trusted partner and provider of quality goods, with the highest customer satisfaction ratings in China
  • According to recent research by Kaola, 72% of Chinese consumers are interested in exploring new niche brands

Why Kaola.com?

Simple explanation: NetEase Kaola.com = Yahoo, EA Games and Gmail in one

  • Why Yahoo – NetEase is the biggest internet platform
  • Why EA Games – NetEase are the world’s highest earning mobile games publisher
  • Why Gmail – 163.com (owned by NetEase) is the biggest email provider in China, with over 800 million registered users
  • Promotional advantage, search optimisation and low risk! 

Get in touch for advice or support

Get in touch with our Business Growth Service and we can help you find the right support for your business needs. You can call us on 0113 348 1818 or email us for more information.

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    Our China trade delegation visited the city of Qingdao on the east coast of China. We talk to Bradford and Qingdao movers and shakers to find out about the connections between the two cities and how it is benefitting Bradford and the wider region.

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    Hailing Yu is the China Business Adviser of the UK Northern Powerhouse, China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), drawing on 20 years’ experience working in, running and supporting businesses in both China and the UK. Here she discusses the exciting potential for Leeds City Region businesses to tap into Chinese markets through social media and e-commerce.

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