How AliExpress works during the Coronavirus Outbreak.

How AliExpress works during the Coronavirus Outbreak. How to make an order on AliExpress during the Coronavirus Outbreak. Is it safe to receive a letter or a package from China?

As soon as China encountered this sudden epidemic situation, AliExpress promptly made adjustments to operations in order to protect buyers and sellers interests.
The AliExpress platform has extended the Chinese New Year celebration until February 18. If the buyer paid for an order, but the goods have not been sent off, the buyer may cancel the order by contacting the seller or AliExpress support services. The reason for the cancellation order should be specified in the section, “Other reasons.”

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Delivery of Goods from AliExpress during the coronavirus period.

Most companies and courier services in China will not work until February 10. The AliExpress platform optimizes the supply chain, redirecting the flow of goods according to the adverse situation on the domestic market. If the goods are located in foreign warehouses (such as in Russia, Spain, Italy, Poland and the USA), there will be no delivery delay.
AliExpress does its best to stabilize the platform flow.
There are grand marketing events and game play planned throughout this year.

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Alibaba company and its partners have donate millions of yuan to fight the coronavirus. Alibaba has provided medications, medical vehicles, food products for the provinces affected by the epidemic of the virus. The Charity Fund of Jack Ma ( the founder of Alibaba company) donated one hundred million yuan to support Coronavirus research and vaccine development.
China is a powerful country. Thanks to mutual efforts the epidemic of the virus will be defeated soon.

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How to make an order on AliExpress during the Coronavirus Outbreak.

1. In order to receive goods the most quickly, choose a shipment from the country you are in.
You can choose the country at the stage of product search.

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2. You can use the option “choose the country” on the product page. If there is no such option  on the page, in this case the product is shipped from China.
During the Corona Virus outbreak period, a lot of sellers have the “China” button inactive. It means that the delivery from China is not available at the moment.

During the Corona Virus outbreak period, a lot of sellers have the “China” button inactive.
During the Corona Virus outbreak period, a lot of sellers have the “China” button inactive.

3. Pay attention to the quantity of available goods on the product page. There are delays in the goods supply now, because many factories are closed and also logistics works just as poorly. The more goods in stock, the better it is for the buyer.

Pay attention to the quantity of available goods on the product page.
Pay attention to the quantity of available goods on the product page.

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4. Send a message to the seller, asking if he is able to fulfill the order.

Send a message to the seller
Send a message to the seller

5. Check the sellers location and also his business information. If the seller is located in Wuhan city, then it will be complicated to make purchases in that seller’s store.
“Wuhan” in Chinese language looks like this 武汉市.

Check the sellers location
Check the sellers location

Example of a page that consists a seller’s business information with an address in Shenzhen city.

seller's business information
seller’s business information

The epicenter of new virus that is known as the Corona Virus is Wuhan city. China government has blocked any access to Wuhan and 16 other cities  in Hubei province. This will help to prevent the further virus spreading.

6. Pay attention to those stores which participate in current sales. Typically, such stores have good supply chains and a large number of items available.

Please, avoid scolding sellers if the delivery of goods is delayed. It is better to simply send a message to your seller, wishing him good health and safety during this frightening time!

Is it safe to receive a letter or a package from China?

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it is safe to receive a letter or a package from China.
“Is it safe to receive a letter or a package from China? A: Yes, it is safe. People receiving packages from China are not at risk of contracting 2019n-CoV. From previous analysis, we know coronaviruses do not survive long on objects, such as letters or packages,” WHO tweeted.

By the way, the virus needs a carrier (e.g. living creature) to stay alive, so there’s no risk to get infected with the coronavirus from a package since it takes several weeks to arrive at its destination.

What may happen with parcels from China at customs during the coronavirus outbreak.

These are typical seller messages which buyers receive during the prolonged Chinese New Year celebration:

“Dear customer, due to the extended Chinese Spring Festival most of our staff are off their duty, so from Jan 19th PT to Feb 18th PT, you may see an extension for the preparation period, cancellation time, dispute time and estimated delivery time of orders. We are trying our best to deliver your order as fast as possible. Appreciate your understanding.”

“Please note that there’s no evidence indicating packages or their contents carry any risks of virus. If you do not want to receive the order any more, you can request to cancel it on order detail page. As for the unexpected Coronavirus outbreak in China, please refer to the official announcement of WHO and other authorities. And we are paying close attention to the situation and will cooperate with AliExpress platform and relevant authorities.”

“Happy Chinese New Year from all of Chinese sellers at AliExpress! It’s been a challenging start of year, and we’d like to thank you for being with us. In response to newly announced extension of Chinese New Year holiday and related regulations, please kindly be noted that your order might be shipped with a delay due to the extended holiday (Jan 19th PT-Feb 18th PT). We are sincerely sorry for the inconvenience caused. Should you want to cancel the order, please contact the seller, or our customer service team if you have any questions or concerns.”
You can find this message in all orders waiting for shipping.

“Hello, dear buyer, | am sorry that the recent outbreak of new coronavirus in China has affected some regional logistics capabilities and supply chain production. Temporarily cannot be transported normally. After waiting to return to normal, | will ship for you immediately. | hope you can extend the delivery time by 10 days so that we have enough time. Thank you. You need to extend the delivery time manually because the extended delivery time can only be operated by the buyer and the seller
cannot. Thank you very much. As a precaution, | will send the package to you immediately if it returns to normal, thank you for your understanding.”

After opening a dispute, you are generally entitled to 14-day product return period if the dispute fails. In this case, please be aware, you may need to cover the returning shipping fees.

When will I receive my order?
Due to extended shutdown  experienced by our supply chain and  logistics network, it will take us some time to work through our order backlog. We are  working as quickly as possible to  ship your order to you and apologize for any delays.

Can I get a full refund if I’d like to cancel my order?
If your order is Not Shipped yet: “- Yes, your order can be canceled and a full refund to your original method of payment will be processed.
When your items are shipped: ” – Your order has already been shipped. You can track it here. If you’d like to return the items after you receive them, you could initiate a return from My Account.

Is it safe to receive packages from China?
The health and safety of our customers and our staff is of utmost importance to us. According to the US Center for Disease Control & Prevention (US CDC), coronaviruses have low survivability. The risk of the virus spread from products or packages shipped over a period of days/weeks is very low.

There is currently no evidence indicating the coronavirus is transmitted via imported goods. For more information, please visit the US CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Stay strong!

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Stay strong!!

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25 thoughts on “How AliExpress works during the Coronavirus Outbreak.”

  1. I ordered some article. The money was immediately charged from my card. Then, a few days later I got an email from the seller shipping company raised prices, bla bla bla, I shall pay more. I rejected. Mind, they wrote “free shipping”. It seems to me that seller makes this trick as a standard.

    When I rejected to pay extra money, the seller asked me to cancel my order “for other reasons”. I canceled because “seller raised the price”. The seller refuses to accept my cancellation.

    What can I do? I do not see a reason why I should give wrong information and cancel “for other reasons” if the true reason is “seller raised price”.

    It seems there is no way to contact Ali Express. I got only connected to a machine who advised me to cancel…

    How can I get my money back?

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  2. Why sellers suddenly stopped delivering to Zimbabwe? Even the shops where I prevously purchased from no longer offer post office service, but courier only or say “Do not deliver to your region. Is it because of COVID?

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  3. How do I chat with a customer care representative?
    My order was closed my Aliexpress because the seller failed to ship and Aliexpress only issued refund for one order and not the rest.
    How do I resolve this? There is only robots and generic responses on the live chat. No help

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    • Coronaviruses are generally thought to be spread most often by respiratory droplets. Currently there is no evidence to support transmission of 2019-nCoV associated with imported goods, and there have not been any cases of 2019-nCoV in the United States associated with imported goods

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  4. No virus can bring China down! China’s economy is very strong and it will recover in no time from this outbreak. I order stuff fron Aliexpress every day and I don’t care about delays! I will always be a loyal customer of chinese merchandise!

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  5. Can people please keep their negative comments for themselves please. These Cities need the world now more than ever to motivate them to be strong and positive. I have one question for everyone who commented here! What is most important? A stupid package or these peoples Cities and Towns lives? Humanity you are scary? See what these people are going threw!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  6. How do people think with material mentality? These cities are fighting for their lives. It will be delayed please have patience. Most towns are in quarantine and lock down by their government and authorities. We can all just wish them to be strong in this difficult terrifying circumstances and those who are sick to get healed up soon. And condolences to those they already lost. People like you please have a heart and compassion on them. Don’t badmouth them, they can’t help it.

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  7. Very best wishes for good health to everyone affected in China. Be safe, be careful, and know that everyone in the world is praying for your good health and the health of your loved ones.

    To those infected or under quarantine: Stay positive, stay strong, and know that you are loved by millions of people… many of which you have never even met!

    The world is a mysterious place, so please take this to heart:
    If you focus you can draw from the combined spiritual energy of all of us to fight this contagion…
    ….you only need to believe it for it to be true.

    If you need a phrase to focus on, try this:
    “Tranquillitas Animi”
    (Latin for “Peace”)

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  8. Well, this is frustrating. I still haven’t received All the items that I bought in January. Sellers kept telling they sent it but tracking not available. I cancelled two of my orders but haven’t received the refund. Everyone including AliExpress are not being transparent. They are very quick to deduct money from your credit card but not responding to all enquiries. They said they sent the items but obviously not. I ask customer service many times but to no avail.

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  9. Hello
    My parcel was shipped on the 26th of December, 2019 and the expected delivery date was 17th January, 2020, but extended to 6th February, 2020, then again to 16th February, 2020. The status however, is “on transit”. Is it possible to receive the parcel between this newly extended time? I really need my parcel!
    Thank you team Aliexpress.com

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  10. Friends be cautious of the bug or spider in parcel with your corona.
    Squeeze lemon slice before the consumption of.
    China beat the Mexico fresh.

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    • No, You Won’t Catch The New Coronavirus Via Packages Or Mail From China. Because of poor survivability of these coronaviruses on surfaces, there is likely very low risk of spread from products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures. It’s not going to be transported on a box. Coronaviruses are thought to mainly spread from person to person via respiratory droplets, researchers say. And, so far, the novel coronavirus seems to have spread only among people who were in close personal contact. There is no evidence from any previous outbreak that anyone has ever gotten infected from a package

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    • Exactly. The coronavirus fear is mostly manufactured by the media. Yes, people have died from it and it’s really unfortunate. That said, far more people have died from the common flu since the coronavirus emerged. Even the WHO is telling everyone to calm down and that it is not nearly as bad as the media make it out to be.

      There’s a very high probability that the coronavirus narrative is a protectionist effort from the West to hurt China’s economy, a way for media to sell more stories, and a way for western retailers to sell more survival goods.

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