Key Business Drivers And Opportunities In Cross-Border Ecommerce 2017 (Chinese Version)

2017 has been another incredible year for global online retail. And, with predicted CAGR for cross-border ecommerce from 2017-2022 now higher than that of B2C ecommerce overall, it’s never been a more lucrative time to be selling internationally online. With that in mind, it is unsurprising that this year’s edition of our massive annual report…

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Key Business Drivers And Opportunities In Cross-Border Ecommerce 2017

2017 has been another incredible year for global online retail. And, with predicted CAGR for cross-border ecommerce from 2017-2022 now higher than that of B2C ecommerce overall, it’s never been a more lucrative time to be selling internationally online. With that in mind, it is unsurprising that this year’s edition of our massive annual report…

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B2B cross-border ecommerce in China drives the industry forward

 “The Millennials are coming!” It was a great honor and pleasure to speak about cross-border ecommerce (CBE) trends and opportunities during APEC SME Summit by DHgate and during WECC 2016 World Ecommerce Conference organized by the CECIA. The later event was held on March 14 in Shenzhen, and the latter one on April 11-13 in…

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Western SMEs Entering China’s Ecommerce Landscape – How To?

Over a period of 18 months, during six extended business trips to China I got a very positive vibe from all the parties I had been interacting with; from small, medium and large merchants, solution providers in the ecommerce arena, marketplaces, Free Trade Zones, research and media agencies, to consultancy agencies, government officials, embassies and…

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4th China Cross-Border eCommerce Conference

We are glad to invite you to the upcoming 4th China Cross-Border eCommerce Conference & Exhibition 2015 which will be held on Dec 2-3, 2015, Shanghai China.   Organizer: PTP International Supporting Organization: CBEC, Ecommerce Europe, Netcomm, NORA, NAMO, Thai E-Commerce Association, AMCHAM, EWDN, Internet Retailer, Number of Attendees: 500 Number of Exhibition Booth: 100 Sponsors: MasterCard,…

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Cross-border ecommerce research, omnichannel and mPOS in China

Having been invited to speak at the Cross-border eCommerce Conference in Shanghai at the end of May, I prepared a very insightful presentation focused on Chinese cross-border ecommerce. I put data into perspective on emerging countries from both an import and export point of view and I provided the audience with research-based information from Payvision,…

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The cross-border ecommerce future looks bright in China

Cross-border ecommerce is still at a very early stage in China, and it only takes a small share of the whole foreign trade industry. However, companies such as Tencent predict that in two to three years, there will be a breakthrough due to increasing market pressure. Nowadays, there is a huge consumer base seeking quality…

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There are no barriers to do cross-border ecommerce in China!

While attending the latest edition of Cross-border E-commerce Conference in Shanghai, China, I was reassured by the boundless potential of the Chinese ecommerce market and the rhythm of its fast-paced growth. To give you some numbers in this sense; in 2014, 3.65 million new companies were established in China, meaning 46% up compared to the…

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Key Insights from Cross-border eCommerce Conference China

Two of the most interesting conferences in China on cross-border ecommerce were organized during EChinaExpo 2014, on November, 27, in Shanghai; I’ve attended and presented during the 1st Global Ecommerce Innovation Forum organized by ISPC and endorsed by the Ministry Ecommerce of China, and the 2nd Cross-Border eCommerce Import Conference, organized by P2P International. Both…

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My contribution to China’s cross-border ecommerce booming market

As Chairman and co-founder of the international Cross-border Ecommerce Community and great advocate of online cross-border expansion, I have been invited to hold a keynote at the second Cross-Border eCommerce Import Conference, which takes place on November, 27 in Shanghai, China. I will also be presenting the Cross-Border Ecommerce Award Ceremony at the VIP Banquet…

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Big Data: Smart Compliance and Privacy Laws and Regulations

Today’s service providers, such as search engines, social networks, banks, eInvoicing and payment services, are collecting huge amounts of personal data for a variety of purposes. This so-called “Big Data” revolution brings a series of legal compliance issues. As a partner of IT law firm time.lex, I highlighted below the benefits, challenges and opportunities concerning…

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Global Payment Summit puts Asia at the forefront of the payments industry

Within just two years, the Global Payment Summit has built a remarkable reach, with 200 delegates joining from 27 nations. The strength of this event continues to be the exchange of information within the ecommerce and payments industry, with a focus on Asia. It brought together companies such as McKinsey, PayPal, American Express, Standard Chartered…

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At CNP EXPO, CBEC shared knowledge to grow the payments industry – Part 2

  Moving forward with the CBEC Grad School held during CNP EXPO 2014, Orlando, Florida, Adam Bouwman from PAY.ON offered those attending a very interesting presentation on Alternative Payments, Thinking in 3-D – Keys to Frictionless International Payments Acceptance.   As North American merchants are pushing their payment providers to “follow them” into European, Latin…

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Meet us in Shanghai at the Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference, May 22-23

We are very happy to accept the invitation to participate and hold a keynote presentation in the first cross-border online shopping conference to be held in China, which will take place in Shanghai, May 22-23. According to a recent MasterCard report, annual volumes of China’s cross-border online shopping have reached USD 2.92 billion in 2012 and…

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Cartes Bancaires, the key solution for successful ecommerce in France

After more than one year of collaboration between Payvision and Rentabiliweb/Be2bill, we can now look back and have a first evaluation of our partnership, its short-term results, business opportunities and benefits. The success of our joint payment processing solution stays in the international expansion boom of worldwide PSPs and their merchants, and in their need…

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MIFs – An Independent Payment Solutions Provider Perspective

On 29th January 2014, in London, I was invited by Vendorcom to speak about multilateral interchange fees (MIFs) from a payments solution provider perspective. Together with industry experts from companies such as ACI Worldwide, Elavon, Merchant Services, Retail Decision, Verifone, Retail Decisions and industry bodies such as the UK Cards Association and the PAN Nordic…

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How can cross-border ecommerce providers mitigate regulatory risks?

In light of the current state of the art of the new proposed European legal instruments for the payments industry, my advice to cross-border ecommerce providers on mitigating the regulatory risks would vary depending on the moment in time. If giving the advice right away, when the initiatives have still not been enacted, there are…

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Gijs op de Weegh on the Initiation of the Cross-Border eCommerce Community

The Cross-Border eCommerce Community (CBEC) and partnering with experts in various sectors of ecommerce were initiated because of the lack of information and transparency in the ecommerce market. Without valuable data on payments, legislation, logistics, emerging markets or risk management, stakeholders such as PSPs, ISOs, acquiring banks and merchants cannot have a good understanding of…

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Cybercrime and Global Acquiring Acceptance Risk Trends

Risks and opportunities in the global acquiring landscape, due diligence, brand reputation, and cybercrime were some of the most important topics on the agenda of Visa Europe’s recent Acceptance Risk Forum (23 & 24 October 2013), a very relevant event for the global acquiring and payments industry, from a regulatory and risk perspective.   One…

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E-payments & M-payments, a complex compliance framework

As Vice President for Global Compliance at Payvision, I would like to share my views on the challenges E-payments & M-payments providers may face when operating in the cross-border ecommerce space. The current regulatory landscape is quite fragmented and lacks consistency, due to the many sources of regulations and the domestic approach by which regulation…

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Cloud Computing and EU Financial Services

For some time now the EU’s financial services sector has sought clarification upon when and to what extent it may use public cloud computing. Recent developments in the Netherlands and the UK may shed a little light on the issue.   In recent years many organisations have been transitioning from the private cloud (residing within…

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E-Invoicing in Public Procurement: Legal Developments

On 26th June 2013, the European Commission (“the Commission”) published both a communication (“the Communication”) entitled “End-to-End Procurement to Modernise Public Administration” and a related proposed draft directive (“the Draft Directive”) on “Electronic Invoicing in Public Procurement”. This legislative proposal is now being considered by the EU’s Council and Parliament and there has already been…

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Joe Emig advises merchants on cross-border ecommerce

As VP of Business Development for International Acquiring @Payvision, I was invited to speak during the CNP Expo 2013 event, and share my experience and knowledge on international ecommerce, multi-currency processing and mobile payments. I also offered advice to merchants interested in entering the international ecommerce space, including how to choose the most suitable processing…

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