Amazon will shut down its Chinese marketplace business this July in an effort to shift its focus to offer mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers, Bloomberg reported.

The marketplace giant plans to continue running other businesses in China, including Amazon Web Services, Kindle ebooks and cross-border operations.

A spokesperson for Amazon told Bloomberg the commitment to China remains strong and it will continue to invest in the country. It has been shifting its focus to incoming cross-border sales catering to merchants catering to Chinese consumers looking for high-quality goods from around the world.

In July,…