This article originally appeared on ABACUS In China, Huaqiangbei is where you go to buy cheap gadgets. Widely considered the world’s biggest electronics market, the district located in the southern city of Shenzhen has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Now an Alibaba platform wants to help . Xianyu, an online trading platform for used goods, says it’s removing a year of commission fees for Huaqiangbei vendors who want to take their business online. An expert will inspect second-hand phones on-site and assign each a quality rating. Buyers are promised free shipping and deliveries within 24 hours. As the viral outbreak appears to be slowing in China, Huaqiangbei malls have recently reopened with stringent hygiene measures in place . Anyone who goes inside has to register their ID and have their temperature checked. For convenience, some traders have chosen to exchange goods outdoors instead. (Abacus is a unit of the South China Morning Post, which is owned by Alibaba.) Purchase the China AI Report 2020 brought to you by SCMP Research and enjoy a 20% discount (original price US$400). This 60-page all new intelligence report gives you first-hand insights and analysis into the latest industry developments and intelligence about China AI. Get exclusive access to our webinars for continuous learning, and interact with China AI executives in live Q&A. Offer valid until 31 March 2020.