Does USPS Subsidize China-based Sellers?

Cross-border ecommerce is booming, as is cross-border shipping. But the postage rates among countries for that shipping greatly vary. Merchants in certain countries, such as China, can ship very cheaply to U.S. consumers with rates that are unavailable to U.S. merchants.

To explain it all, I recently spoke with Paul Steidler, a senior fellow with the Lexington Institute, a public-policy think tank in Washington, D.C.


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