If a book by the Chinese president is sold on the Chinese Amazon, criticism is undesirable. The news agency Reuters has used internal documents and interviews to shed light on how the goods and cloud group operates in China.
In 2019, when selling a collection of speeches and texts by Chinese President Xi Jinping on its Chinese website Amazon.cn, Amazon switched off the option of evaluating and reviewing the work of the Chinese state, reports the Reuters news agency. To this day, the book has neither ratings nor reviews on the website, as is normally the case with all products on offer.
According to the report, the process is “part of a decade-long effort by the company to win the favor of Beijing in order to protect and expand its business in one of the largest marketplaces in the world.” The report also refers to an internal document by