Trades in cross-border E-commerce have been boosted between individuals and small business owners in China and other member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. According to the reports, over 20 million consumers from the SCO countries purchased goods via AliExpress last year. The e-commerce giant Alibaba’s merchandise volume raised by 114 per cent year by year. It was also seen that last year one in six Russians placed orders via AliExpress which made it a top SCO country. The most bought items were apparel and accessories, mobile phones and consumer electronics. A pesticide spraying drone priced $6000 was the only costliest item purchased by Indians from AliExpress last year.