China’s online retail sales increased 10.9% year-on-year to RMB 11.8 trillion ($1.8 trillion) in 2020, state-backed media People’s Daily reported. The figure represents roughly a quarter of the country’s overall consumer retail sales. Livestream sales reached RMB 388 million by the end of December, more than doubling from March 2020. [People’s Daily Online, in Chinese]