Growing sales of home appliances online in Beijing China / morning
13/8/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]Beijing / Morning
China's online home appliance sales grew rapidly in the first half of 2018, amid a boom in the country's e-commerce sector, according to a report released by the China Center for Information Industry Development.
Total online sales totaled 264.1 billion yuan (about 38.6 billion US dollars) in the first half of this year, up 22 percent
year- on- year.
The data came in line with the trend of consumer promotion in the country, with e-commerce playing an important role in promoting and supporting
retail sales .
China's electronic retail sales hit 7.18 trillion yuan last year in 2017, up 32.2 percent year-on-year, the report said.[/rtl]