Kazakhstan: over 2,000 online stores

Kazakhstan: over 2,000 online stores

Nur-Sultan, (UNA-OIC) – Kazakhstani Minister of Trade and Integration Bakhyt Sultanov stated today that there are more than two thousand online stores in the country.

During a government meeting, Sultanov said, “COVID-19 pandemic leads to significant growth in online shopping. The increase in sales through B2C (Business-to-Consumer) channels is especially noticeable in online trade of medicines, household items, and food products.” 

According to Kazpost JSC, the country’s national postal service, the volume of the e-commerce market during the first half of the year has amounted to KZT435 (1.04$) billion, which amounts to 9.4% of the total retail trade.

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