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Jun 03, 2022 04:00 AM
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Amazon Pulls Kindle E-Reader Out of China

China became Kindle’s largest global market in 2017, accounting for more than 40% of its world device sales volume.
China became Kindle’s largest global market in 2017, accounting for more than 40% of its world device sales volume.

Amazon.com Inc. stopped supplying its Kindle e-readers to retailers in China Thursday and will close its Chinese digital bookstore next year, marking another withdrawal for a U.S. tech giant from the world’s most populous country.

The e-commerce giant said Thursday that customers will no longer be able to download already-purchased e-books after June 30, 2023, though already-downloaded books on Kindles will not be affected.

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