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Maclean’s: “Alibaba wants to make it easier for Canadian firms to access China”

Canadian merchants are hoping a new online storefront via e-commerce giant Alibaba will help them sell more to the rapidly expanding Chinese marketplace.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alibaba founder Jack Ma announced the launch Saturday of a Canadian “pavilion” on the Tmall platform at the Chinese firm’s offices in Hangzhou.

“There will be a digital hub directly connecting Canadian companies to over 400 million Chinese consumers,” said Trudeau, who is on an eight-day official visit to China.

Read the full article by Andy Blatchford on the Maclean’s website here:

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