China's local market internet traders
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China's local businesses are embracing ecommerce as a way to expand their market and consumer base to compete against the vast growth of China's cities

China's vast cities have overshadowed the small village markets and local traders. Small business owners have adapated and now sell online across the whole country. See a short clip below by CGTN documentary to learn more about Mrs Lou, a local shop keeper in China's small village of Xiabu, who has embraced ecommerce to sell local produce across the whole of China. Mrs Lou is reported to had over 200 online orders and made over 5,000 RMB in one day - an equivelant to around £550 a day.

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