E-commerce accounted for 17% of retail

Published: 30.03.2022 Related countries:  Czech Republic Czech Republic

The share of e-commerce in retail will continue to grow in the Czech Republic.

The share of e-commerce in the entire Czech retail trade in 2021 reached 17%, up 1 p.p. y/y. This follows from data from the Association for Electronic Commerce (APEK), according to which online retail achieved a turnover of CZK 223bn. Direct employment in online stores exceeds 85,000 workers. Including related services, including logistics, the number of employees is more than 120,000. APEK expects that by 2030 online sales could account for 25% of all Czech retail.

Source: ČIA NEWS, March 30th, 2022, www.cianews.cz/en
Compiled by the team of CzechTrade office in Latvia.