NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – To date, Kazakh entrepreneurs have concluded export contracts value greater than $ 1.7 million (700 million tenge), Kazakh Minister of Trade and Integration Bakhyt Sultanov mentioned, talking on October 27 on the discussion board “New Realities of International Trade: Relevance of Electronic Commerce in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
He recalled that final 12 months 50 corporations had been chosen to supply entry to the worldwide platform Alibaba.com. as a “Gold Supplier”. This premium standing supplies entry to a worldwide viewers, the opportunity of complete promotion throughout the market.
This 12 months, the Kazakh Ministry of Trade will proceed to work on bringing Kazakh corporations to worldwide platforms equivalent to Shopify, Wildberries, Ozon, Amazon and lots of others, the minister added.
According to him, through the pandemic, digital commerce started to develop extra actively on the earth and in Kazakhstan. World statistics confirmed double-digit development in on-line purchases.
According to specialists, e-commerce can turn out to be one of many drivers of financial development within the nation, in addition to a supply of recent jobs.
The quantity of the Kazakhstani e-commerce marketplace for the primary half of 2020 amounted to $ 1.1 billion (435 billion tenge). This represents 9.4% of the entire retail commerce.
«Until the tip of this 12 months, we count on $ 2.2 billion (900 billion tenge) of e-commerce. And the quantity of purchases on worldwide Internet websites amounted to five.Four million parcels for $ 164.5 million (66.Four billion tenge),” Sultanov mentioned.
According to him, through the quarantine interval, there was a rise in on-line buying and selling and fee transactions by 2.5 occasions (the quantity amounted to 19 trillion 110.5 billion tenge).
Kazakhstan has an bold purpose of reaching an indicator of the share of e-commerce as much as 15% by 2025, the minister mentioned.