Modes and Development Characteristics of China’s Cross-border E-commerce Logistics

Part of the Current Chinese Economic Report Series book series (CCERS)


By 2013, the rise of e-commerce has already started a revolution in the business world and marketplace in China. Changes are happening in market transactions, distribution model of enterprises, and even daily life of the citizens. Meanwhile, e-commerce is expanding into the areas of import and export trade; this form of e-commerce across the boundaries of different countries is termed the “Cross-border E-commerce.” Since the operations of e-commerce logistics system directly affect the realization of transactions and the experience of the customers, it is an important assurance for supporting the development of cross-border e-commerce business.


Logistics Mode Logistics Service Export Trade Free Trade Zone Chinese Consumer 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. China Daily Net (2013) The general administration of customs: introduction of the pilot services of cross-border e-commerce. China Daily Net, 2013-09-25.
  2. China Logistics and Procurement Net (2011) The analysis on China’s cross-border logistics and supply chain trade markets. China Logistics and Procurement, 2011-01-21.
  3. Min Hu (2011) Chukou1 to be the Integrator of Cross-border Logistics. China Business Post, 2011-03-28Google Scholar
  4. Rong Jiang (2011) 4th Party Logistics are Expanding Shares in Cross-border Retailing. China Business Post, 2011-05-23 Google Scholar
  5. NetEase Technology (2014) The 33rd CNNIC report: the internet application. NetEase Technology, 2014-01-07.
  6. Xinhua Net (2014) The customs is developing new customs regulatory mode to support the development of cross-border e-commerce. Xinhuanet, 2014-01-28.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Room B312, Social Science Innovation Building, College of Economic & Social DevelopmentNankai UniversityTianjinPeople’s Republic of China

Personalised recommendations