There is no thawing air, in terms of trade, between USA and China: the fight now travels all online. The e-commerce giant Amazon in fact, it has just blocked $ 20 million worth of Chinese merchandise in one fell swoop, closing 340 stores of a top customer: Shenzhen Youkeshu Technology, related to Tiza, a Shenzhen-listed Nanjing software company, reports the Sole 24 Ore. The accusation is of having exploited paid reviews, made to illegally inflate the business: a practice prohibited in e-commerce.
In reality it is only “the last act” of a long series of skirmishes between the 200 thousand companies present on what remains in China of the American giant that, two years ago, aware of the impossibility of competing with Alibaba, closed its headquarters leaving the division Amazon prime Crossborder, specifies the Sun 24 hours. In any case, they say they are disappointed with the treatment given to them, especially after a delegation of American entrepreneurs from the Midwest met the municipality of Shenzhen one month to discuss the prospects for crossborder e-commerce, specifies Il Sole 24 Ore.
Furthermore, it should be remembered that in just over a month, the megalopolis by now a crucial hub of Chinese logistics, will host the first trade fair for companies that want to sell their products on foreign markets with e-commerce. In general, thanks also to the pandemic, the online market is enjoying a great time, with turnover doubled. And it is precisely towards the US that Chinese brand products are now heading.