On December 30th, the “Ai Media Night and 2019-2020 Global New Consumer Brand Festival”hosted by iiMedia Research was held in Guangzhou. At the scene, Zhang Yi, CEO and chief analyst of Aimedia Consulting, brought a “Yijian ”New Year's Eve speech to restore the current status of industries such as the new economy and new consumption through objective data and predict the future trends of the industry. How many “dry goods”are there in this year-end show?
Driven by favorable policies and consumption upgrading, China's imported food e-commerce industry has developed rapidly, with the proportion of imported food rising to 6.8% in 2017. China's cross-border e-commerce retail import penetration rate has risen rapidly from 1.6% in 2014 to 10.2% in 2017. The number of cross-border e-commerce import consumers has increased 10 times between 2015 and 2017, and the brand and category of imported food are constantly enriched, including leisure. Food is the most popular. According to iiMedia Research, 74.2% of all consumers buy imported food through commercial platforms, and 53.5% of consumers consider quality as the first factor to be considered when choosing imported food. Ai Media Consulting Analysts believe that the future imported food market will sink to the third and fourth tier cities, e-commerce platform will become the main channel for imported food purchase.
Since 2018, the global cross-border e-commerce industry has continued to develop. According to iiMedia Research, the global B2C cross-border e-commerce transaction scale increased by 27.5% year-on-year in 2018. It is expected to exceed 800 billion US dollars in 2019. The penetration rate of online shopping has reached 51.2%, and the proportion of consumers who use cross-border e-commerce for online shopping accounts for 70% of online shoppers in the Middle East. Apparel, shoes and hats are the most popular category for consumers to purchase through cross-border e-commerce. Western Europe is largest e-commerce market in Europe, with the highest penetration rate among cross-border online shopping in the Macedonian region and Portugal in Europe. Cross-border e-commerce accounts for 25% of the Australian e-commerce market, and Australian online shoppers prefer cross-border purchases of products from American and the UK. In Latin America, the development of e-commerce in Brazil is relatively mature, and the e-commerce in Argentina is developing rapidly. In 2018, the CIIE and related policies promoted the development of cross-border e-commerce in China. The scale of cross-border e-commerce transactions in China reached 9.1 trillion yuan, and the scale of users exceeded 100 million. In 2018, 30.7% of cross-border e-commerce users buy foreign products online because of the good quality, which was 7.8% higher than the first half of 2018. Over 50% of users purchased once a month. iiMedia Research analysts believe that quality is increasingly valued by cross-border e-commerce users, users' demand for high-quality products is gradually increasing, and high-frequency overseas online shopping brings more development opportunities for cross-border e-commerce companies.
2018年以来，跨境电商行业迎来利好，进博会及相关政策出台促进行业发展。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，2018年中国跨境电商交易规模达到9.1万亿元，用户规模超1亿。随着中国消费者购买力提升，消费升级的情况下，个性化、高品质的消费需求突显，海外留学、海外旅游、海外文化输入等都为新一代海淘创造了文化环境。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，2018年，30.7%海淘用户因海外商品质量好而选择海淘，比2018上半年增长了7.8%，超五成用户每月购物一次。艾媒咨询分析师认为，质量越来越受到海淘用户重视，用户对高品质的跨境电商需求逐渐增加，同时高频次海淘购物为跨境电商企业带来更多发展机遇。
Since 2018, the Cross-Border E-Commerce industry has witnessed good results. China International Import Expo and related policies have been introduced to promote the development of the industry. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of Cross-Border E-Commerce industry transactions in China reached 9.1 trillion yuan in 2018, and the scale of users exceeded 100 million. With the increasing purchasing power of Chinese consumers, huge domestic demand occurs in Cross-Border E-Commerce market. As the data of iiMedia Research data showed, more than 50% of the interviewed users shop once a month, and high-frequency shopping in overseas more development opportunities for Cross-Border Commerce enterprises.