E-commerce turnover continues to grow in Central Europe


The overall Central European e-commerce sales amounted to €93.2bn last year. This represented a growth of 22.8% compared to 2012. Central Europe’s total turnover is forecast to grow to €109.7bn in 2014.

In terms of e-commerce, Germany was the leading country in Central Europe, with a €63.4bn turnover and a €26.8% growth rate. Germany’s growth rate is expected to decrease next year, but at 20.6% it will still be the highest rate in Central Europe.

All Central European countries experienced a growth percentage of more than 20%, except for Austria and Switzerland. The growth of these two e-commerce markets is leveling off, which means they are becoming more mature.

This is all revealed by the latest report on B2C e-commerce in Central Europe by Ecommerce Europe. Ecommerce Europe is the European umbrella organization for online retailers. Figures in Ecommerce Europe reports are based on the Global Online Measurement Standard for B2C E-commerce (GOMSEC). Ecommerce Europe also published comprehensive Regional Reports on B2C E-commerce in Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Northern Europe and Western Europe. All the reports are powered by GfK, GlobalCollect, Informatica, RichRelevance and Salesupply.

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