Course Description

Georgia Department of Economic Development's (GDEcD) China representative and selected speakers will highlight opportunities for ecommerce sales in China including cross border e-commerce. Online transactions in China account for 56% of global total online transactions, making China the world's largest e-commerce market. The first 3 quarters of 2020 saw online retail sales of over 8 trillion RMB (around $1.2 trillion USD), of which 6.65 trillion RMB (around $1 trillion USD) were sales of physical consumer goods - a 15.3% increase from 2019. Cross-border e-commerce transactions registered 187.4 billion RMB ($28 billion USD), a 52.8% increase from the previous year.

Course Outline

Topics include:

  • The Importance of E-commerce in China
  • Opportunities in Cross Border E-commerce
  • Cross Border E-commerce serves as an easier way to do business in China
  • New Regulations on Cross Border E-commerce
  • Major platforms for E-commerce and Cross Border E-commerce
  • How to register on E-commerce and Cross Border E-commerce platforms
  • Market Trends
  • Q&A

Learner Outcomes

Participants of this webinar will be able to:

  • Identify E-commerce opportunities for their product in China
  • Recognize the pros and cons of selling online in China
  • Understand the regulatory challenges involved with selling a product on Chinese E-commerce platforms
  • Register their product on China E-commerce platforms


A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

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Section Title
Ecommerce Export Opportunities in China
Online - Fixed Date
8:00AM to 9:30AM
Feb 25, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Webinars
Course Fee(s)
Class Fee non-credit $0.00
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Helen Sutherland at internationaltrade@georgiasbdc.org  or 678-985-6820.
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