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Amazon to close domestic marketplace in China by mid-July: Report

Amazon shoppers in China will no longer be able to buy goods from third-party merchants in the country

Reuters  |  San Francisco/Shanghai 

Amazon.com Inc plans to close its domestic marketplace in China by mid-July, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, focussing efforts on more lucrative businesses selling overseas goods and cloud services in the world's most populous nation. Amazon shoppers in China will no longer be able to buy goods from third-party merchants in the country, but they still will be able to order from the United States, Britain, Denmark and Japan via the firm's global store. Amazon expects to close fulfilment centres and wind down support for domestic-selling merchants in China in the ...

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First Published: Thu, April 18 2019. 08:31 IST
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