Electronic commerce
E-commerce includes both economic relations of entities in domestic and foreign markets regarding the exchange of goods/services using computer technology. The e-commerce increase is also a consequence of changes in consumer demand, which requires suppliers to develop a customer-oriented business model.
Materials on topic
10 publications
Types of materials
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Report
06.22.2021
Report
06.22.2021
E-commerce and its impact on Trans-Eurasian railway cargo transportation

The e-commerce boom has become a sign of today. The main factors here are the focus on the PRC as a driver of global demand and the «workshop of the world», as well as the attraction of electronic cross-border trade to faster delivery methods, one of which is railways.

Article
06.01.2021
E-Commerce Monitor by IATA
COVID-19 has shifted consumers behavior and brought exponential growth to e-commerce. What have we learnt in 2020? And how can we build strategies to meet the increased demand for e-commerce?
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
04.12.2021
IPC Cross-border E-commerce Shopper Survey 2019
The 2019 IPC Cross-Border E-Commerce Shopper Survey is one of the most extensive research projects of its kind. Its objectives are to understand consumer preferences and experiences in relation to the delivery of cross-border e-commerce items. Also included within this year’s report are trends based on the results of the 25 countries which were included in the survey in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
International Post Corporation
Article
03.26.2021
Xinhua Headlines: Cross-border e-commerce gains traction aboard China-Europe freight trains
In 2020, a record 12,406 China-Europe freight train journeys were made, up 50 percent from 2019. The number hit 1,165 in January, up 66 percent year on year. It is reported that the EU statistics agency Eurostat has said China last year overtook the United States as the EU’s biggest trade partner, with the bilateral trade totaling around 586 billion euros (about 711 billion U.S. dollars).