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Alibaba to capitalize on Hainan duty-free shopping boom

Cainiao logistics unit to improve infrastructure to speed handling of purchases

Since February, visiting Chinese shoppers have been able to buy goods duty-free in Hainan, then have them packaged and delivered to their homes.   © AP

HANGZHOU, China -- A boom in duty-free shopping on Hainan Island since the pandemic has convinced Alibaba Group Holding to upgrade its logistics network there.

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