China Pulse

Our series delivering insight into how digitization is reshaping the country.
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China’s electric-vehicle market plugs in

– China has emerged as a leader in both the supply of—and demand for—electric vehicles.

Dynamics in the global electric-vehicle market

– New research on electric mobility reveals Chinese OEMs produced 43 percent of EVs worldwide in 2016 and highlights other trends in supply and demand.
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An ‘Uber’ for Chinese e-commerce

– Logistics companies are struggling to match delivery capacity to fluctuating demand. A new social-media platform could help.
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Using analytics to turbocharge China’s e-commerce performance

– Facing market saturation and more selective consumers, online retailers will need to make better use of data analytics to gain ground.
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China’s e-commerce soft spot: Logistics

– Consumers are buying massive amounts online, but subpar operating discipline in distribution is keeping costs high.
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Cross-border e-commerce is luring Chinese shoppers

– Rising demand for foreign products, new platforms, and a push by the government are propelling the trend.
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Can brands control their online destiny in China?

– On the country’s major e-commerce platforms, consumer brands gain new revenue streams but struggle for prominence. New opportunities could raise their profile.
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Behind China’s runaway online-to-offline commerce

– A flood of liquidity has produced huge subsidies and deep discounts in an app-driven marketplace.
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Online car sales in China may be closer than they appear

– Can automobiles become the next big category for Chinese e-commerce?