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CIGI Senior Fellow Alex He is quotes in this article.

Canadian merchants are expected to soon have their own online storefront to sell their goods to the vast Chinese marketplace via the e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be present Saturday for the launch of a Canadian "pavilion" on Alibaba's Tmall platform when he visits the Chinese firm's offices in the city of Hangzhou.

Billionaire Jack Ma, Alibaba's founder and chairman, will join Trudeau for the event, which will enable Canadian sellers to tap into China's rapidly expanding middle class that now comprises some 300 million people.‚Äč

Alex He, a research fellow...

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