CTT, AliExpress in Double 11 shopping festival tie-up

Postal Services of Portugal PLC, or CTT, and the AliExpress arm of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd are launching a series of promotions of the Double 11 shopping festival in China, O Jornal Económico reports.

The Portuguese newspaper quotes a written statement issued by CTT as saying there will be a website for vouchers and promotions exclusively for Portuguese buyers during the Single’s Day shopping festival on 11 November.

The report say CTT will deliver purchases made by Portuguese by registered post.

“This partnership is a clear sign of the growing importance of e-commerce in Portugal,” O Jornal Económico quotes a CTT executive, Alberto Pimenta, as saying.