following the end of the month Amazon announced a free trade zone in Shanghai to conduct cross-border business, hot sea scouring the market recently added a new game player. Yesterday (September 3rd), the domestic B2C electricity supplier – Shop No. 1 formally launched the No. 1 sea purchase project. So far, the number 1 shop with the Oriental electronic payment and cross-border access to achieve docking, and cross-border electricity supplier business comprehensive landing electricity supplier.
it is understood that the shop No. 1 sea Amoy goods sold through the entry of bonded import mode or overseas direct mail mode Shanghai free trade area. This model has also been settled in Shanghai free trade area of the Amazon sea purchase model roughly similar.
No. 1 sea purchase official Yang Shenling told the "daily economic news" interview with reporters, with Oriental payment and cross-border cooperation, "bonded imported model No. 1 sea purchase can advance to the import of foreign goods to Shanghai FTA stocking, consumer orders, goods directly from the Shanghai FTA warehouse customs inspection after delivery.
at present, cross-border electricity market is more and more favored by some electricity supplier website, this website has been in the market. China Electronic Commerce Research Center monitoring data show that from 2010 to 2013, the scale of overseas purchasing transactions from $12 billion to $74 billion. 2014, is expected to exceed 100 billion yuan scale.
senior electricity supplier observers Hao Zhiwei pointed out in an interview with reporters, Amazon, shop No. 1 into the sea Amoy market, with its huge cross-border background. It is understood that WAL-MART holds 1 shares of the shop No. 54%. However, there is a point of view, for the number 1 shop, you want to compete with Alibaba this kind of electricity supplier to highlight their own advantages is not easy. IResearch data show that Alibaba in the second quarter of 2014 to control more than half of China’s B2C market, in contrast, the size of the size of the store accounted for only about 1.3% of the overall market share of 1.
addition, Amazon and shop 1 will also face a series of challenges. Tian Zheng, vice president of program business solutions Analysys pointed out that cross-border electricity future challenges will appear in the logistics, tax, price etc.. Its main bottleneck is due to cross-border logistics and express delivery time is very long, the enterprise logistics cargo information system is not perfect, it is difficult for consumers to track cargo logistics information, distribution of parts will have lost, damaged goods, and the return is not convenient. Cross border e-commerce and traditional e-commerce is still not a small difference, the traditional electricity supplier after sales, logistics and other services have been developed very well, cross-border electricity supplier in this area also need to continue to strengthen."