E-shopping boom redefines trade in China

World's most populous nation embraces e-commerce, prompting online business to grow by 120 percent a year.

    Online business is booming in the world's most populous nation. 

    Chinese e-commerce is growing at the rate of 120 percent each year and that is set to grow as more homes get internet access. Only a third have it at the moment.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Beijing on how consumers and traders are embracing online shopping.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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