The “Internet plus” era calls for intelligent management of e-commerce and rapid acceleration of e-commerce development. Yizhuang, Beijing has built China’s first cross-border e-commerce smart robot warehouse
On February 19, QQ, a Tencent product, released data on red envelope gifting during the Spring Festival. A total of 210 million participants received 1.79 billion red envelopes by walking a cumulative 3.4 trillion steps, or about 2.24 billion kilometers (1.4 billion miles), equal to 40 times the distance from Earth to Mars.
In 2017, China’s research funding was the second largest in the world, the number of Chinese researchers was the highest, and the number of patent applications in China ranked first in the world for seven consecutive years.
After a chilling 2016, the capital markets became more rational in 2017. The overall trend remains unclear, but investors seem willing to back projects that show clear rewards. This has led to broad heavy investment, creating more unicorns than previous years.
Google and WPP released a list of the Top 50 Chinese Global Brand Builders 2018 on February 6 in Beijing.
The global smartphone market was saturated in 2017. China’s handset market plunged more than 10 percent and many Chinese mobile phone manufacturers, including Huawei and Xiaomi, are preparing to excavate the gold from the US market.
Alternative energy vehicle were under the spotlight in the Chinese market during 2017, with a total sales volume of 777,000, a year-on-year growth of 53.3 percent. Blade electric vehicles (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) show a year-on-year growth of 82.1 percent and 39.4 percent respectively.
On January 31, the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) released the 41st statistical report of China Internet network development in Beijing. As of December 2017, China’s Internet population reached 772 million, with a penetration rate of 55.8 percent.
Data from Canalys showed that China’s smartphone market has stagnated and smartphone shipments fell for the first time in 2017.
Chinese smartphone brands Oppo and Vivo (OV) may have stellar performance at home, but they are slowing down in the India market.