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Top brands launch on to meet soaring Chinese consumer demand for Japanese products

BEIJING, July 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Nasdaq:JD), China's largest ecommerce company by revenue, today announced partnerships with several of Japan's leading home and kitchenware brands to tap into fast-growing demand from Chinese consumers for premium Japanese-made homeware and home appliances. Japanese brands including Tiger, Pearl Life
and Nishikawa Sangyo are working with to sell their products directly to Chinese consumers.

The partnerships were launched at an event in Tokyo co-hosted with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), a government-affiliated organization that promotes mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world.

"We've seen that Chinese visitors to Japan increasingly use their trips as opportunities to buy Japanese homeware brands, which are renowned in China for their quality and reliability," said Zhou Xinyuan, general manager of's Home Décor Department. "Now, by...