Cross-border e-commerce in the UK
Doing business in the UK
The UK is one of the most established e-commerce markets in Europe, backed by a strong logistics network. Domestic online purchases are high, as are exports, though the changing political landscape is creating uncertainty.
The UK e-commerce market is strong, diverse and competitive, with consumers spending 9.2% of GDP on online purchases.
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Quick Facts: United Kingdom
The proportion of goods and services bought online in comparison to GDP.
The rankings stated come from e-commerce association Ecommerce Europe.
Mobile adoption: 71%
Smartphone use as a percentage of the total population.
Ease of business: #6
The higher a country’s ranking in the World
Bank Group’s Ease of Doing Business Index, the more business-friendly local
regulations are when establishing a presence there.