China’s legal system turns to Taobao

19 Jun 2017

With sister site Tmall.com taking over in terms of gross products moved, and used goods transactions being shuffled off to the mobile platform Xianyu, the future for Alibaba’s (NYSE: BABA) venerable used-and-new platform Taobao seems increasingly symbolic rather than practical. One prominent Taobao client is however China’s legal system, which has found in the platform a valuable third-party infrastructure for the selling off of seized goods. The Xinhua…

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Tom Marling

Tom is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at Hong Kong Baptist University, and former PR consultant in Mainland China. He joined the AIM Group in 2016 as a writer/analyst.