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'Freelance exporting' to China

An innovative way of cashing in on the Chinese market - from Australia.

An army of freelance exporters sells a range of goods from beauty products, infant formula, wine to vitamins to Chinese consumers.

Known as Daigou - or expatriate retail consultants - they're part of a booming trade who use the popular online messaging app WeChat to build a network of clients.

From Sydney, Phil Mercer explains.

  • 24 Oct 2016
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