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Transforming global supply chains with Terry Chan of the HKeCSC

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Riding the wave of optimism spurred by Jack Ma and Alibaba, China’s e-commerce market growth rate has increased by 26.2% so far in 2017. E-commerce now represents 15.5% of total retail sales in the country. The e-commerce industry in China has generated ¥5.16 trillion in 2016, which represents twice the growth rate of the country’s whole retail economy. On a …

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Payments: How the West will end up copying the East

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By Heather McKenzie, Banking Technology Many industry players agree that the pinnacle of the personal banking experience is China, where consumers are offered some very targeted and intelligent financial services. But it’s not the banks that have taken the lead here but companies such as Alibaba, which Pascale Brien, senior policy adviser, payments and digital at the European Banking Federation …

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Marco Gervasi and the rise of E-Commerce in China

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Marco Gervasi’s recent book East-Commerce has thrown into sharp contrast the impact that Chinese e-commerce is having on Asia and the rest of the world, and how external players can benefit from investing into the space. His 10 years spent in China helping international companies enter and grow in the market has given him a unique position to comment on …