Connect with us

Ecommerce

Thai e-Commerce Shoots up to 3.2 trillion baht in 2018

Thai e-Commerce grew the most in ASEAN, with a value of 3.2 trillion baht in 2018

Olivier Languepin

Published

on

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE) revealed that Thai e-Commerce grew the most in ASEAN with changes in consumer behaviour in 2018, estimating that the value would shoot up to 3.2 trillion baht.

The number of Internet users in Thailand has grown 4 times over the past 10 years, and many Thai-International platforms have grown to support the number of online shoppers, along with increasing confidence in e-Payment and faster logistics and delivery services.

Thailand leads the ecommerce ranking value in Asean

Service providers have chosen to use Big Data to analyse the behaviour and needs of consumers, while AI is being used to develop the quality of the product and services through uses of Chatbots.

Trends show that growth will continue with the arrival of 5G, creating new innovations that will lift up the quality of life for consumers.

Mrs. Surangkana Wayuparp, the Executive Director and CEO of Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization) or ETDA, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE) revealed that the results of surveys that value of e-Commerce in Thailand has grown consistently between 8-10% per year. ETDA has been collecting these statistics since 2014.

Thailand 10 years challenge

From 16 to 45 millions Internet users in 10 years

When comparing the number of Internet users over the past 10 years, there were only 16.1 million Internet users in 2008; latest information revealed that in 2017, there were 45.2 million users.

Thai e-Commerce is to develop even further because, statistically, Thailand has over 45 million Internet users (in 2018), 124.8 million mobile subscribers (2019), 44 million people using LINE messenger (2019), 52 million Facebook users (2019), and there is a trend that points to the value of e-Commerce in Thailand reaching up to 3.2 trillion baht (2019)

This reflects the change in consumer behaviour that has come as a result of the changes in technology and communication devices, as well as the reduction of the price of these devices and services, which has resulted in more people having more online access.

This has resulted in the e-Commerce market of Thailand growing as well, including increasing numbers of both buyers and online sellers, which is also in line with the growth of platforms by Thai and international businesses.

Advertisement
Comments

Ecommerce

Alibaba confirms $13bn listing in Hong Kong

Alibaba will offer 500 million shares at a maximum of HK$188 apiece, the company said. The number eight is considered auspicious in China.

Avatar

Published

on

Chinese technology giant Alibaba on Friday confirmed plans to list in Hong Kong in what it called a $13 billion vote of confidence in the turbulent city’s markets and a step forward in its plans to go global.

(more…)

Continue Reading

Ecommerce

E-commerce in ASEAN: Digital technology and players

The 50 most-funded e-commerce start-ups in ASEAN have raised $12.6 billion as of July 2019, with most of the funding raised in the last two years

Avatar

Published

on

E-commerce has been the most dynamic segment of the Internet economy in ASEAN over the past three years. The value of e-commerce rose four-fold, from $5.5 billion in 2015 to more than $23 billion in 2018.

(more…)

Continue Reading

Ecommerce

Southeast Asia’s internet economy hits $100 billion

The two pacesetters in the region are Indonesia and Vietnam, which lead the pack with growth rates in excess of 40% a year.

Avatar

Published

on

The internet economies in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines are growing by between 20% and 30% annually, with no signs of slowing down, according to Google and Temasek multi-year research program. 

(more…)

Continue Reading

Must Read

Press Release

Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 12,317 other subscribers

Upcoming Events

Mon 13
Fri 17

2nd International Conference on Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology

April 17 @ 9:00 am - April 18 @ 5:00 pm BMT
Jun 22

6th International Conference on Neuro-Oncology and Brain Tumor

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 23 @ 6:00 pm BMT
Jul 20

40th Asia pacific nursing and medicare summit 2020

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 6:00 pm BMT
Aug 21

16th International Expo on Recycling and Waste Management

August 21 @ 8:00 am - August 22 @ 5:00 pm BMT

Trending