In 2020, China had around 158 million online shoppers buying overseas products, according to a report by Chinese market research firm iiMedia in April. Photo: AFP
In 2020, China had around 158 million online shoppers buying overseas products, according to a report by Chinese market research firm iiMedia in April. Photo: AFP

China’s 150 million online shoppers, overseas suppliers fear coronavirus mail contamination threat

  • Fears in China that the coronavirus can be spread on the surface of imported goods escalated this week after Beijing’s first Omicron variant case was linked to a letter from Canada
  • China had a reported 158 million online shoppers buying overseas products in 2020

In 2020, China had around 158 million online shoppers buying overseas products, according to a report by Chinese market research firm iiMedia in April. Photo: AFP
In 2020, China had around 158 million online shoppers buying overseas products, according to a report by Chinese market research firm iiMedia in April. Photo: AFP
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