Global e-commerce sales are expected to reach $1 trillion and 200 billion this year

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technology news Beijing time on June 28th morning news, market research firm eMarketer said in a report on Thursday, is expected this year, global e-commerce sales will reach $1 trillion and 200 billion, an increase of 17% over last year, of which the Asia Pacific region the highest growth rate.

report pointed out that this year, Indonesia e-commerce sales growth will be higher than any other country, is expected to reach 71.3% to $1 billion 800 million. Compared with this, the e-commerce market has more than 100 times the growth rate of the Chinese market in Indonesia will be the highest of second, is expected to reach $65.1%, the total market value of $181 billion.

overall, the Asia Pacific region is expected in 2013 e-commerce sales will reach $388 billion 800 million, an increase of nearly 1/4 compared to 2012. Growth in Asia Pacific region is only the Middle East and Africa, the region is currently the world’s smallest e-commerce market. E-commerce sales in the Middle East and Africa are expected to grow by nearly 1/3 this year to $27 billion.

North America is still the world’s largest e-commerce market is expected this year, the total market will reach $419 billion 500 million; but as the most mature market in the world, its growth rate will be the slowest, this year is expected to increase to 12.5%, compared to the global average of about 4.5%. At the same time, the pace of growth in Western Europe is relatively slow, is expected to increase by 14% this year, the total market will reach $291 billion 500 million in early 2015, the region’s growth rate is expected to fall to single digits.

eMarketer predicts that by 2014 the Asia Pacific region will become the world’s largest e-commerce market. (Tang Feng)

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