Powering U.S. Businesses Globally

Thousands of American businesses – both large and small – sell goods to consumers in China and around the world with Alibaba. In 2021, U.S. companies sold more than $61 billion worth of goods to consumers in China through Alibaba’s online platforms.


COMPANIES Small and Large Can Go Global

Thousands of American Brands are Expanding their Global Reach with Alibaba

Alibaba’s Positive Impact on the U.S. Economy

Sales of American goods on Alibaba platforms support jobs and wages, and add billions to the U.S. GDP.

American Goods Sold through Alibaba in 2021
Total Value Added to the U.S. Economy in 2020*
Total American Jobs Supported in 2020*
Total Wages Supported for U.S. Workers in 2020*

*Source: Pham, Nam d., and Mary Donovan. 2022, "Digital Commerce: ALibaba's contribution to the u.s. Economy." ndp analytics

Alibaba’s Impact in the US

U.S. Goods Sold through Alibaba in 2021
Customers Accessible via Alibaba’s Platforms
Global B2B e-Commerce Market Accessible to U.S. Businesses
of U.S. Businesses
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Turning data into action

NDP Analytics New Research Reveals Alibaba’s Contributions to the U.S. Economy

Alibaba provides U.S. brands, ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations, with e-commerce platforms to sell their products to Chinese consumers. Like all cross-border trading activities, products sold in China, directly and indirectly, create positive economic effects for the U.S. economy. These sales generate billions for U.S. brands, resulting in substantial contributions to the companies along the supply chain and communities across America.

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Opening a new world of opportunity

Learn How to Grow Your Business with Alibaba

For companies with branded products looking to sell to Chinese consumers, visit our Tmall Global platform here.

For companies looking to reach global wholesale buyers on our e-commerce marketplace, learn about our Alibaba.com US Seller program here.

U.S. businesses are growing on Alibaba

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