Compared with rival Alibaba Group, JD.com is less active in terms of overseas expansion. However, the combined international expansion of Alibaba and JD.com may challenge U.S. platform Amazon’s dominant position within various e-commerce markets.
He also said that JD.com is conducting further strategic analysis on potential expansion into Europe and Vietnam.
According to public information, as of the first half of this year, JD.com has made arrangements in 50 bonded or overseas warehouses globally. It now has warehouses in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands and other countries and regions. In addition, its international logistics cover more than 100 countries and regions, and is available through marine, land and air transportation routes.
JD.com now opens charter freight routes between China and Thailand, China and the U.K., and China and the U.S., and the international supply chain network reaches more than 220 countries and regions around the world.