Rabobank - Alibaba event “The China opportunity”

Rabobank - Alibaba event “The China opportunity”

26 June 2019

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome and registration

10:00 - 10:10

Opening speech

10:10 - 12:20

Introduction Rabobank – Alibaba

12:20 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 13:55

Break out session 1

Tmall - Launched in 2008, Tmall (www.tmall.com) caters to consumers looking for branded products and a premium shopping experience. A large number of international and Chinese brands and retailers have established storefronts on Tmall. According to iResearch, Tmall was China’s largest third-party platform for brands and retailers in terms of gross merchandise value in 2016.

Tmall Global - Launched in 2014, Tmall Global (www.tmall.hk) is an extension of Alibaba Group’s Tmall platform that addresses the increasing demand from Chinese consumers for international products and brands. It is the premier platform for overseas brands and retailers to reach Chinese consumers, build brand awareness and gain valuable consumer insights in forming their overall China strategy, without the need for physical operations in China.

AliExpress - Launched in 2010, AliExpress (www.aliexpress.com) is a global retail marketplace that enables consumers from around the world to buy directly from manufacturers and distributors in China and globally. Top consumer markets where AliExpress is popular are Russia, the United States, Brazil, Spain, France and the United Kingdom.

Alibaba Cloud - Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com), the cloud computing and data intelligence arm of Alibaba Group, is among the world's top three IaaS providers, according to Gartner, and the largest provider of public cloud services in China, according to IDC. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-ups, corporations and government organizations. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee.

Alipay - Operated by Ant Financial Services Group, Alipay is the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform. Launched in 2004, Alipay currently serves over one billion users with its local e-wallets partners. Over the years, Alipay has evolved from a digital wallet to a lifestyle enabler. Users can hail a taxi, book a hotel, buy movie tickets, pay utility bills, make doctors appointments, or purchase wealth management products directly from the app. In addition to online payments, Alipay is expanding to in-store offline payments domestically in China and internationally. Alipay’s in-store payment service covers over 50 markets around the world, and tax reimbursement via Alipay is supported in 35 markets. Alipay works with over 250 overseas financial institutions and payment solution providers to enable cross-border payments for Chinese overseas travellers and overseas customers who purchase products from Chinese e-commerce sites. Alipay currently supports 27 currencies. 

Win-Chain Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd - is an aggregated global sourcing platform for fresh food, focusing on a data-driven approach to facilitate China’s new retailing and new catering operations and enable omni-  channels in the Chinese Market. Win-Chain is directly connected with multiple retail channels within the Alibaba ecosystem, as well as retail, food service, and wholesales channels out of Alibaba.

Rabobank – doing business in China
Rabobank will you give added insight in doing business in China and how to support you through the financial cycle in China, e.g. working capital facilities to facilitate export to China and local financing opportunities via our local Rabobank offices in China. 
13:55 - 14:20

Break out session 2

Tmall - Launched in 2008, Tmall (www.tmall.com) caters to consumers looking for branded products and a premium shopping experience. A large number of international and Chinese brands and retailers have established storefronts on Tmall. According to iResearch, Tmall was China’s largest third-party platform for brands and retailers in terms of gross merchandise value in 2016.

TMALL GLOBAL - Launched in 2014, Tmall Global (www.tmall.hk) is an extension of Alibaba Group’s Tmall platform that addresses the increasing demand from Chinese consumers for international products and brands. It is the premier platform for overseas brands and retailers to reach Chinese consumers, build brand awareness and gain valuable consumer insights in forming their overall China strategy, without the need for physical operations in China.

AliExpress - Launched in 2010, AliExpress (www.aliexpress.com) is a global retail marketplace that enables consumers from around the world to buy directly from manufacturers and distributors in China and globally. Top consumer markets where AliExpress is popular are Russia, the United States, Brazil, Spain, France and the United Kingdom.

Alibaba Cloud - Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com), the cloud computing and data intelligence arm of Alibaba Group, is among the world's top three IaaS providers, according to Gartner, and the largest provider of public cloud services in China, according to IDC. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-ups, corporations and government organizations. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee.

Alipay - Operated by Ant Financial Services Group, Alipay is the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform. Launched in 2004, Alipay currently serves over one billion users with its local e-wallets partners. Over the years, Alipay has evolved from a digital wallet to a lifestyle enabler. Users can hail a taxi, book a hotel, buy movie tickets, pay utility bills, make doctors appointments, or purchase wealth management products directly from the app. In addition to online payments, Alipay is expanding to in-store offline payments domestically in China and internationally. Alipay’s in-store payment service covers over 50 markets around the world, and tax reimbursement via Alipay is supported in 35 markets. Alipay works with over 250 overseas financial institutions and payment solution providers to enable cross-border payments for Chinese overseas travellers and overseas customers who purchase products from Chinese e-commerce sites. Alipay currently supports 27 currencies. 

Win-Chain Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd - is an aggregated global sourcing platform for fresh food, focusing on a data-driven approach to facilitate China’s new retailing and new catering operations and enable omni-  channels in the Chinese Market. Win-Chain is directly connected with multiple retail channels within the Alibaba ecosystem, as well as retail, food service, and wholesales channels out of Alibaba.

Rabobank – doing business in China
Rabobank will you give added insight in doing business in China and how to support you through the financial cycle in China, e.g. working capital facilities to facilitate export to China and local financing opportunities via our local Rabobank offices in China. 
14:20 - 14:30

Coffee break

14:30 - 14:45

Closing speech

14:45 - 15:30

Networking drinks