Asia-Pacific strongest e-commerce region


In 2013, Asia-Pacific was the strongest B2C e-commerce region in the world. With a B2C e-commerce turnover of $567.3bn, it ranks ranked ahead of Europe ($482.3bn) and North America ($452.4bn). The top 3 was followed by Latin America, which established a growth of 21.4%. This resulted in an turnover of $32.2bn. With a B2C e-commerce turnover of $14.7bn, the region of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) ranked fifth last year. This represented a significant growth of 32.6% in comparison with the preceding year.

This is all revealed by the latest report on global B2C e-commerce in by Ecommerce Europe and the Ecommerce Foundation, an independent non-profit organization, initiated by national e-commerce associations and online and omnichannel selling companies from industries such as retail, travel & finance. Figures in the Ecommerce Foundation’s reports are based on the Global Online Measurement Standard for B2C E-commerce (GOMSEC). The Ecommerce Foundation will also publish comprehensive Regional Reports on B2C E-commerce in North America, Latin America, MENA, Asia-Pacific and BRICS. All the reports are powered by GfK, GlobalCollect, Informatica, RichRelevance and Salesupply.

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Global  B2C E-commerce Report 2014: €2450
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Asia Pacific Report:
Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, South-Korea
BRICS Report:
Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa
Europe Report:
France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
Global report:
Asia-Pacific, BRICS, Europe, Latin America, MENA and North America
Latin American Report:
Argentina, Brazil, Chile
MENA Report:
Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE
Northern American Report:
Canada, Mexico, United States of America

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