Alibaba intensifies push into global ecommerce

Source: Financial Times, Wednesday, May 8, 2019

China’s ecommerce leader, Alibaba, has revealed that AliExpress is enabling international vendors to sell on its platform. AliExpress is its cross-border marketplace that connects Chinese sellers with buyers in more than 150 countries. The change is currently limited to small and medium-sized vendors in Russia, Turkey, Italy and Spain, although Alibaba is planning to roll out the service to more countries after building up experience.