EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Gironde; Aquitaine; Sud-Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Belin-Béliet


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47.91 - Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet
Number Employed: 0
Group: Alibaba

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-05-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2021
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has announced the recruitment of 300 people for its future logistics platform in Belin-Beliet (Gironde). This will be the first logistics platform in France for Alibaba. The building will have a surface area of 71,000 m² over 19 hectares. The project is led by PRD, a major player in logistics real estate, which is waiting for the building permit to be validated by the State administrative authorities. Operations are planned to begin in early 2021.