BEIJING, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- China's largest B2B focused cross-border e-commerce platform DHgate.com announces the launch of an overseas product distribution warehouse in Manchester, England and a focus on e-cigarettes and vapes in the British market, with an omni channel strategy that will allow for speedy delivery of the world's most popular e-cigarette brands to local retailers and consumers in response to the high demand in the UK, which was a contributing factor to the "leave" vote winning, and now signifies that the UK in the future will potentially not have to comply with the restrictions and opposition to e-cigarettes and vapes posed by the EU, which according to Live Science, have lower levels of some of the toxic substances and carcinogens than found in cigarette smoke.
DHGATE E-CIG SUPPLIERS ARE THE GLOBAL AUTHORITY
The market demand for e-cigs and vapes in the UK is a great opportunity for DHgate.com to supply British merchants with the world's most popular brands, all of which come from China, which makes Chinese manufacturers the global authority on e-cigarettes. Euromonitor states that 95% of e-cigarettes worldwide are produced in Shenzhen, China; and that, there are 2,600,000 e-cigarette and vape users in the UK' and that worldwide, the market for these goods have reached the $6 billion mark, and analysts predict that if legislation remains as is, the vaping sector could grow to $50 Billion by 2030.
E-CIG ISSUE HELPED FUEL BREXIT
A report by E-cigarette Direct states that 89% of surveyed e-cig users in the UK said their vote to stay or leave the EU would be influenced by the regulations the EU had introduced on electronic cigarettes, while 77% were concerned about EU plans to introduce taxes on e-cigs.
Earlier in the summer the European commission vowed to monitor the market for e-cigs and vapes, and mandate that all EU member economies report all developments related to e-cigarettes. In addition the EU previously attempted to medicalize e-cigarettes and have threatened controls on nicotine strength, limits on liquid capacity, bans on flavour and refillable devices, and an e-cigarette tax.
DHgate.com is the first to market and the biggest transactional cross-border B2B e-commerce marketplace in China, aiming to provide global buyers with quality products at competitive prices. Founded in 2004, DHgate.com has approximately 12 million global buyers from 230 countries and regions, with 1.4 million global sellers offering 40 million products. DHgate.com's business enables buyers to directly access global manufacturers of the world's top brands with rich product selections. DHgate.com is an all-in-one platform with integrated services for international logistics, cross-border payments, internet financing, etc. DHgate.com's US, UK, Spain, and UAE product distribution warehouses allow for 24 hour delivery and convenient product returns & refunds, bringing great convenience to buyers at http://www.dhgate.com.
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