In 2013 amount of online purchases from foreign retailers has doubled compared to the previous year, as reported by the Online Retailers Association. Average order amount is settled between $45 and $100. The most popular foreign eCommerce were Aliexpress and Alibaba followed by eBay and Amazon, with Taobao closing the TOP5 list. Customers report that […]
In 2014 Russian online retail market was predicted to reach $20.92 billion resulting in a 17.1% growth compared to 2013. This might be the first year when this metric will be lower for Russian by 3 percent points compared to the rest of the world as reported by Vedomosti.ru based on eMerketer analysis.
All Russian eBay users recently got a newsletter describing potential negative impact that new customs regulations might have. It was decided that a private person can now import, i.e .buy in a foreign online store, goods worth only 150 Euro per month (before it was 1000 Euro) without paying any customs fees.