World Electronic Commerce
Recently, International Post Corporation has presented a study on Ecommerce, which shows that China is the great dominator in terms of products sold internationally.
In 2019, 39% of the goods that were purchased online internationally came from China. Its share in global electronic commerce increased 7% in 2017, 3% in 2018 and stabilized in this past 2019.
The second country on the list is the United States with 14%. United Kingdom is third with 10% and finally Germany fourth with 9%.
Most of the international Ecommerce business is shared by four large companies.
25% of all international shipments are made from Amazon. It remains the great dominator, closely followed by the Chinese giant Alibaba, with 20% of shipments.
Another American giant, eBay, makes 14% of deliveries, and San Francisco-based American company Wish, founded in 2010 by Peter Szulczewski (CEO) and Danny Zhang (CTO), ex-programmers at Google and Yahoo!, ranks fourth place with 11%.
Each of these large e-retailers is predominant in different markets.
Amazon dominates in Luxembourg, Austria, Japan and Canada. Alibaba dominates in Russia, Turkey and Lithuania. eBay dominates in Australia, Cyprus and the United Kingdom. And finally Wish in Hungary, Brazil and Sweden
Two interesting details are mentioned in this study: 1) 86% of international shipments on the online channel have a weight of less than 2.00 kg. And, 2) 44% of the products purchased through electronic commerce have a price lower than € 25.00.
We leave you the link to the report website for those who want to know all the details: report link.