JD's headquarters in Beijing was decorated with banners to celebrate the company's 17th anniversary and the country's largest shopping festival since the pandemic outbreak. Photo: SCMP / Minghe Hu
JD's headquarters in Beijing was decorated with banners to celebrate the company's 17th anniversary and the country's largest shopping festival since the pandemic outbreak. Photo: SCMP / Minghe Hu

Inside China Tech: Online shopping alive and kicking in China

  • JD.com, the country’s second-largest e-commerce platform, said transaction volume rose 33.6 per cent from last year to US$38 billion
  • In 2012, two years before China Mobile launched 4G services on the mainland, various Chinese entities joined an international initiative to research and develop 5G

JD's headquarters in Beijing was decorated with banners to celebrate the company's 17th anniversary and the country's largest shopping festival since the pandemic outbreak. Photo: SCMP / Minghe Hu
JD's headquarters in Beijing was decorated with banners to celebrate the company's 17th anniversary and the country's largest shopping festival since the pandemic outbreak. Photo: SCMP / Minghe Hu
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