There are more than two thousand online stores in Kazakhstan, Bakhyt Sultanov, Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has announced at a Government meeting.
“COVID-19 pandemic leads to a 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”, Bakhyt Sultanov said.
According to Kazpost JSC, in the first half of the year the volume of the e-commerce market amounted to KZT 435 billion, or 9.4% of the total retail trade. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)