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Export to the USA | E-commerce growth in Europe | APAC trade growth

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Record growth for online sales in the USA
 

E-commerce in the USA is predicted to reach $373 billion in 2016, growing to more than $500 billion by 2020.

According to a report from Forrester Research, an improved US economy and more omni-channel retailing will contribute to online sales growth.

The report explains that consumers in the USA stand to benefit from shopping online with foreign merchants as the goods are less expensive.

The US economy accounts for 11 per cent of global trade.

 
EXPORT TO THE USA
 

E-commerce growth in Europe
 

E-commerce in Europe is predicted to generate €509.9 billion in 2016 – an increase of 12 per cent.

The UK, France, and Germany accounted for more than 60 per cent of all online turnover in Europe last year.

According to Ecommerce Europe, 16 per cent of the European population of 15 years and older buy online from another country. However, with many SMEs not yet selling across borders, ‘the full potential of the European e-commerce market has not yet been reached’.

 
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Asia Pacific Trade
Demystifying Asia Pacific Trade Trends
 

By 2030 intra-APAC trade is projected to account for almost 50 per cent of the top global trade lanes. According to the Asian Development Bank, Asia could contribute 50 per cent of the world’s GDP by 2050.

DHL has released a paper which highlights the trends and challenges that businesses must prepare for to succeed in the APAC region.

According to the report, ’emerging manufacturing hubs, increasing domestic consumption, and rapidly growing e-commerce will drive APAC’s strong growth.’

 
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Thursday 2 June 2016

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