Asia-Pacific Cross-Border B2C E-Commerce Report 2018: One in Two Digital Buyers in Asia Make Purchases Cross-Border - ResearchAndMarkets.com

October 2, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 2, 2018--The “Asia-Pacific Cross-Border B2C E-Commerce 2018” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Report says half of online shoppers in Asia make purchases cross-border

The report Asia-Pacific Cross-Border B2C E-Commerce 2018, covers online retail imports and exports in 10 nations of the Asia-Pacific region. The company’s CEO and founder, Ycel Yelken, comments over half of online shoppers in this populous region shop on websites based outside their own nation.

While more than 50% of online shoppers in the Asia Pacific region made purchases from abroad, the percentage is much higher in the city-state of Singapore and in Hong Kong. Australia and New Zealand also have a significantly higher share of cross-border shoppers than the regional average, according to surveys cited in the report. One nation that shuns the cross-border trend is Japan, as over 90% of online shoppers there only buy in-country.

A recent report indicates that cross-border purchases in the most populous nations in the Asia-Pacific region, China and India, are made through smartphones and tablets more than on desktop computers. The report also reflects that China, the USA and Japan are the most popular destinations for Asia-Pacific’s cross-border shoppers.

Clothing and accessories is top product category in cross-borders shopping in the Asia-Pacific region, according to data included in the publication. Sales of this product grouping made up over a third of cross-border volume in South Korea.

Questions Answered in this Report

How many online shoppers in Asia-Pacific make purchases cross-border? What are the top product categories that they buy? How large is the size of cross-border E-Commerce imports and exports in Asia-Pacific’s top markets? Sellers in which foreign countries are most popular with online shoppers in Asia-Pacific? What are the projections for global cross-border online spending in 2022?

Companies Mentioned

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Amazon.com Inc JD.com Inc Lotte Co. Ltd NetEase Inc Vipshop Holdings Ltd. eBay.com Inc.

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m5sqk5/asiapacific?w=4

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