Russia B2C E-commerce Report 2019

01 November, 2019

E-Commerce Destinations

E-commerce turnover is expected to reach almost €18.5 billion this year

'Having a strong logistics partner in Russia is imperative to the success of the online retailer.'
Sarah Clewlow, Asendia Team UK

This exclusive report by Ecommerce Foundation explores the B2C e-commerce market of Russia, including the consumer behaviours and trends in this country.

 

Infrastructure & Logistics

Russia is doing fairly well in the Ease of Doing Business Index and the E-Government Development Index; however, the nation appears to be lacking in the Logistics Performance Index. Russia in the top 20 nations of the world with regards to internet inclusivity.

 

E-commerce Landscape

B2C e-commerce turnover has been steadily increasing year-on-year and is expected to hit almost €18.5 billion in 2019. Furthermore, the share of the total GDP made up by B2C e-commerce sales continues to increase every year.

E-shopper penetration is high along with e-shopper spending. In terms of online shopping categories, consumer electronics, clothing, household appliances and multimedia (such as movies, music and games) are highly successful, although most categories are showing signs of growth.

For more details on the e-commerce climate of Russia, including preferred payment options and the rise of crypto currency, download the exclusive report now.

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