- Tram Ho
According to a representative of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, B2C e-commerce retail revenue increased by 30% in 2018 (equivalent to more than 8 billion USD), doubling the growth rate of 2015.
It is estimated that e-commerce retail revenue by 2020 will reach 10 billion USD, Vietnam will be one of the largest e-commerce markets in Southeast Asia.
Ms. Grace Hee – Director of Vietnam Distribution Group of Alibaba Group, said that Vietnam has the potential to become the world’s trade and production center. 2019 is the year that Alibaba expressed great interest in Vietnam market.
On the basis of Alibaba, the 10 most purchasing sectors such as food, beverages, agricultural products, cosmetics, etc. are very compatible with Vietnam’s capacity.
This “big man” affirmed that he would actively support businesses wishing to become members of the Alibaba ecosystem through the Gold Supplier account, businesses pay membership fees and are supported with web design, product posting. unlimited.
Currently, according to statistics of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the number of internet users in Vietnam is about 64 million (66%). The number of online shoppers during 2015-2018 increased steadily.
Although the number of buyers in 2015 was 30.3 million and the number of buyers in 2016 was 21.7 million (a decrease of about 8.6 million), the value of online shopping in USD by a Vietnamese person still increased. 10 million USD in 2016.
In addition, the proportion of enterprises owning an e-commerce site is about 44% (2018 figures). The proportion of B2C ecommerce revenue compared to the total retail sales of consumer goods and services in 2018 reached about 4.2%.
Currently, over 32% of SMEs have established business relationships with foreign partners through online channels, in which, B2C E-commerce helps export enterprises directly access customers and the whole market. bridge.
However, a challenge for Vietnam’s e-commerce market is that there are many small-scale enterprises, limited in resources and finance, and the capacity of cross-border e-commerce is still low. This requires the support and cooperation of major e-commerce corporations in the world.
Source : Nhịp Sống Kinh Tế