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Weekly cross-border e-commerce news

Hello cross-border friends! Let’s take a look at what’s new lately~

01 Cainiao signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Brazil Post On April 17th, Cainiao and Brazil Post signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Hangzhou. The two sides will deepen cooperation in international express delivery, logistics technology, and other fields, and comprehensively strengthen the end-to-end network construction of international express delivery services in the Brazilian market, providing high-quality cross-border logistics services for global merchants and consumers. It is reported that Cainiao and Brazil Post will cooperate in international air cargo transportation, local logistics infrastructure, and smart logistics technology to jointly optimize import and export trade logistics services and products, create an end-to-end full-chain solution, optimize China-Brazil international express products, and serve more platforms, merchants, and consumers. In March 2023, Cainiao’s international express delivery business in Brazil increased by more than 70% compared to the same period last year. Currently, Cainiao has 8 cargo charter flights from China to Brazil every week and has built automated sorting centers, overseas warehouses, and pick-up cabinets in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and other countries.

02 SHOPLINE Logistics cooperates with CIMC Sinotrans International Logistics On April 17th, SHOPLINE Logistics and CIMC Sinotrans International Logistics reached a cooperation agreement to deepen cooperation in global sea freight, cross-border special line logistics, and other aspects, providing one-stop 2B and 2C logistics services for cross-border merchants including SHOPLINE. It is reported that the two parties aim to create a more efficient and convenient logistics ecosystem through resource sharing and complementary advantages, improve the efficiency and certainty of logistics warehousing, distribution, customs clearance, and return and exchange services.

03 Yunda International optimizes Cambodian express delivery methods On April 17th, Yunda International optimized the express delivery methods from China to Cambodia, providing diversified transportation methods including sea transportation, land transportation, and air transportation for domestic and foreign customers. Specifically, for sea transportation, containers are loaded every day, which is the most cost-effective option, and the express delivery can be delivered in 15-20 days; for land transportation, the departure frequency is stable, and the transportation cost is more affordable than ordinary express delivery transportation, and the express delivery can be delivered in 8-10 days; for air transportation, there are two options for special and general goods. The departure frequency is fixed, and the express delivery can be delivered in 1-3 days. It is reported that Yunda International’s network layout in many Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Malaysia, and Thailand is basically fully covered, and the express delivery service is becoming more and more mature and gradually stable.

04 eBay Gold Certified Docking Warehouse launched exclusive seller promotion activities On April 17th, eBay announced the results of the “eBay Gold Certified Docking Warehouse” selection for 2022. Some eBay Gold Certified Docking Warehouses have launched a series of exclusive promotional activities for new and old eBay sellers. Specifically, Winit Overseas Warehouse will provide new customers with a welfare of 1888 yuan from March to June 2023. GOODCANG will launch a “service experience gold” welfare activity for all new eBay customers. The activity period is from March 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023. New customers who apply to participate in the activity can receive ¥1688 in service experience gold after shipping. The experience gold can be used to offset the equivalent amount in the first-mile service, last-mile service, warehouse rental, operation fees, and other fees of Goodcang. After the first batch of goods are placed in the warehouse or confirmed to receive goods in the domestic transfer warehouse, customers can apply to the customer manager for the voucher. From April 1st to June 30th, 2023, the incoming order from the U.S. and Italy warehouses will be exempt from unloading fees. The arrival time is based on the first receiving time of the corresponding incoming order in the China Post Overseas Warehouse Order Management System.

05 Alibaba invests $352.9 million in Lazada again On April 17th, according to the documents submitted by Southeast Asian e-commerce giant Lazada to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) of Singapore obtained by DealStreetAsia DATA VANTAGE, Southeast Asian e-commerce giant Lazada has received a capital injection of $352.9 million from its parent company Alibaba. This makes the total investment of this Chinese e-commerce giant in Lazada so far this year reach $353.7 million. Last year, Alibaba invested a total of $1.6 billion in its Southeast Asian division. Previously, Alibaba pointed out in its latest financial report that Alibaba’s international retail business mainly includes Lazada, AliExpress, Trendyol, and Daraz. In the December quarter, overall orders from Lazada, AliExpress, Trendyol, and Daraz increased by 3% year-on-year, mainly driven by Trendyol’s strong order growth.

06 The value of Latin American e-commerce market exceeds $100 billion On April 17th, according to eMarketer data, the value of the Latin American e-commerce market has reached $362 billion, and is expected to continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25% until 2025. Currently, the mainstream e-commerce platforms in the Latin American market include Mercadolibre, Linio, Dafiti, Americanas, AliExpress, SHEIN, and Shopee. According to eMarketer data, nearly 400 million people in the region use social platforms in 2022, and it is the region with the most use of social media markets. Merchants need to flexibly use social media to help them quickly enter the market. At the same time, the concentration of logistics in the Latin American region is low, and there are many local regulations, such as strict regulations on import clearance, inspection, taxation, and certification in Mexico.</p

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