Huge increase in the volume of e-commerce in Turkey

Last year, Turkey's e-commerce wıtnessed an estimated 66% increase last year, according to the Turkish Minister of Commerce.

Huge increase in the volume of e-commerce in Turkey
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2021-04-09 Last update 2021-04-26

Huge increase in the volume of e-commerce in Turkey

Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan made a statement yesterday Tuesday, in which she said: "The volume of e-commerce in Turkey increased by 66% in 2020 compared to 2019".

Remarkable numbers!

Minister Pekcan referred to the arrival of the total value of electronic commerce in Turkey: 226.2 billion TL ($27.9 billion); which indicates a significant rise in Turkish e-commerce last year.

Pekcan explained that the number of companies involved in Turkish e-commerce increased from 68,457 companies in 2019 to 256,861 companies in 2020.

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Increasing demands on e-commerce:

The Turkish Minister of Trade added: "The volume of e-commerce compared to general trade has increased from 9.8% in 2019 to 15.7% in 2020".

She noted that: "In 2020, e-commerce orders increased by 68% from 2019 to 2 billion and 297 million”.

She added: "91.4% of the volume of e-commerce last year was in domestic spending”. While 4.2% of online shopping was from other countries' shopping sites, 4.4% was from Turkish purchases abroad".

Turkish e-commerce

 

Edited by Imtilak Real Estate©

Reference: Anadolu Agency

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