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Singles' Day brings record sales and packaging waste

Greenpeace China representative looks at Singles' Day ocean plastic packaging display
Greenpeace China representative looks at Singles' Day ocean plastic packaging display F24 Charles Pellegrin
By: Bryan QUINN
7 min

The annual Chinese online shopping bonanza known as Singles' Day is breaking sales records, while piling up packaging waste. Meanwhile President Xi is in Greece as Beijing continues its push for more investment there.