Amazon says to shut China online store because Chinese are betterChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 18, 2019
Amazon said it will shut its China online store by July 18.
Asia The move underscores how entrenched, home-grown e-commerce rivals have made
An Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday that it is notifying sellers that it will no longer operate a marketplace, nor provide seller services on Amazon.cn.
Sources familiar with its plans had told Reuters a day before that the company had planned to make such a move.
“We are working closely with our sellers to ensure a smooth transition and to continue to deliver the best customer experience possible,” the spokeswoman said in a statement.
“Sellers interested in continuing to sell on Amazon outside of China are able to do so through Amazon Global Selling.” ■