Alibaba Forms Indian B2B Commerce Market Partnerships

Alibaba has committed to partnerships throughout the Indian B2B commerce market. As the company focuses on the consumer ecommerce market in the country, it has also signed deals with DHL, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and others in order to create a substantial infrastructure for its business operations in India. The deals are expected to play a large part in the current B2B platform that Alibaba uses to cater to small and medium sized business which buy in bulk from it. Alibaba said that the company was “seriously looking to focus on the B2B side, by helping sellers with working capital and logistics”, before adding that it is looking to “bring Chinese vendors onto the [Indian] site”.