That has recently been revealed by Mr. Nguyen Nguyen Phuong, head of Commercial Management Division under the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade.
At present, there are 61,000 e-commerce websites operating stably according to Government Decree 52 including online sale websites.
Mr. Phuong said that the city’s e-commerce market has been expanding with many new models. Businesses have developed their websites professionally with versions for mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets.
Global information and measurement company Nielsen forecast that e-commerce sales of fast-moving consumer goods will top that of retail stores in the next five years.