Russia Statistics

Russia is the largest country in Europe by number of Internet users. In total 84 million people a month use the internet. At the same time, the level of Internet penetration in Russia is still at a level significantly lower than in developed countries - 70.4%.

In 2016, Chinese online retailer Aliexpress (owned by Alibaba) became the most popular online store in Russia, with over 22 million unique visitors a month, contributing to the growth of cross-border sales. Russia’s second most popular e-commerce retailer, Ozon.ru, is far behind with 9 million visitors a month. Third place goes to Eldorado.ru, an online retailer of consumer electronics, with an audience of 7.5 million unique visitors a month.

The largest regions, the share of e-commerce are Moscow, Moscow region and St. Petersburg.

Russia Post is the leading delivery service, accounting for 62% of volume in 2016.

Russia E-Commerce Share of Retail Sales

E-Commerce Share of Retail Sales

Russia E-Commerce Cross Border Sales

E-Commerce Cross Border Sales

More than a half of these sales are coming from China. According to AKIT data, 90 percent of goods purchased abroad came from China, but in...

Russia E-Commerce Cross Border Sales Share

E-Commerce Cross Border Sales Share

More than a half of these sales are coming from China. The growth of cross-border trade in Russia’s e-commerce market is mostly due to the lower...

Russia E-Commerce Sales

E-Commerce Sales

Russia’s total retail e-commerce sales reached 920 billion rubles ($15.7 billion) in 2016, AKIT estimates the market will top 1 trillion rubles...

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