Amazon launches online bookstore in China

September 30, 2011

BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Online shopping giant opened an online Chinese-language bookstore on Thursday in cooperation with a Chinese state-owned publishing group, according to a news release from Amazon.

The store is being jointly operated by Amazon and the China International Publishing Group (CIPG) as part of a global promotional program for Chinese books initiated by the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) in 2010.

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