Southeast Asia eCommerce Shipping Customs Clearance Guide
Discover the thriving eCommerce market in Southeast Asia, projected to surpass US$ 100 billion by 2025. Access our comprehensive guide and ensure a smooth shipping experience for your eCommerce products in Southeast Asia.
Product Update: Janio - Helping to Expand Your Melbourne eCommerce Sales Coverage throughout SEA
When choosing new countries to expand your eCommerce store to, the size of their economies and their prospects for growth are going to play big roles in that choice. In this regard, China isn’t the only one with size on its side, and Southeast Asian economies are increasingly seen as rising stars.
Malaysia's Modest Fashion eCommerce: Hijabs as Symbols of Status and 2 More Market Trends
With Malaysia’s eCommerce industry taking off since the introduction of eCommerce platforms in the country a decade ago, many merchants can take their business into this tiger cub economy and expand their offerings into this country. Malaysia’s eCommerce industry is forecasted to generate US$ 4.3 billion in revenue in 2020, and is expected to grow to US$ 5.9 billion in 2024.1 Furthermore, as of 2019, there are more than 25 million active users in the country, which accounts for 80% of the population, and 75% of them have made purchases online.2
International Shipping to Thailand: Guide for eCommerce Merchants
Thailand is home to 69.1 million people and with a total eCommerce market value at US$2.9 billion1 in 2018. This value is expected to grow to US$6 billion in 20222. As an eCommerce merchant, expanding your sales overseas to Thailand is a great opportunity for growth.
3 Last Mile Tips for Smoother International Deliveries to Thailand
It is said that order fulfilment is the last and most crucial step towards ensuring customer satisfaction. The crux of this is deciding on a timely, cost-effective and transparent method of distribution. By getting this step right, you’ll be on your way to building a loyal group of customers in Thailand.
International Shipping to the Philippines: An eCommerce Guide
The Philippines eCommerce market is definitely worth entering. At 2019, the market value of eCommerce is at USD 952 million. This number is expected to grow to USD 1.4 billion by 2024.1But before we dive into how to ship internationally to the Philippines, it helps to have a bit of background on the country.
In October 2018, Thailand formally launched1 its Thailand 4.0 initiative. With an eye on technological innovation, regional competitiveness, and financial empowerment for all Thais, the policy stretches far and wide across different industries. It also sets some tough standards and goals for education, industry, and trade.
Despite recent road bumps in 2020, eCommerce in the Philippines is still going strong. Our updated article on the Philippines’ eCommerce drivers covered that this country’s eCommerce market for consumer goods value grew from US$ 3 billion in 2019 to US$ 4 billion in 2020, poised to grow to US$ 15 billion in 2025.
If you’re an eCommerce merchant looking to sell to Thai online shoppers, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the market.“Thai eCommerce grew the most in ASEAN with changes in consumer behaviour in 2018,” reported the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) of Thailand in February 2019.1 The value of Thai eCommerce grew from around 2.7 trillion baht in 20172 to almost 3.2 trillion baht in 2018, and is expected to surge by another 20 percent this year.
Do you know who’s buying your products—and why? What convinces consumers to buy from your online shop?For online sellers, it’s important to answer these questions, especially when launching your shop in a new market. But even if you’ve been selling goods in that country for a few years now, you need to stay updated on shifting trends, and reassess whether or not you’re meeting your target market’s needs.
The government’s digital push, Internet-savvy consumers, social media—these factors are fuelling the growth of eCommerce in Thailand. But what exactly are Thais buying, and why? Among Thai online shoppers, three product categories have captured the largest share of demand: mobile electronics, fashion, and beauty.
Overview of Indonesia’s Online Consumer Behaviour in Q4
When looking at online markets to expand your business within Southeast Asia, Indonesia should be at the top of your list. With an expected four-fold growth rate from US12.2 billion in 2018 to US$65 billion in 20222, there is much to look forward to in the Indonesian eCommerce market.
Beauty & Personal Care eCommerce Insights - Southeast Asia
As the largest and one of the fastest-growing markets globally for the beauty and personal care industry, the Asia Pacific region will be a driving force in establishing trends for the foreseeable future. According to a Euromonitor report called Trends in Asian Beauty and Personal Care2, the region currently holds 32% of the global beauty and personal care marketplace.
What the Preventive Healthcare Trend in Singapore’s Health & Beauty Market Means for eCommerce
From buying purifying attachments to their shower heads, to looking for natural alternatives for health and beauty products find out what's driving Singaporean's purchasing habits for health and beauty online
5 Malaysian Women's Fashion eCommerce Market Trends You Should Know
Being one of Southeast Asia’s Tiger Cub economies, Malaysia has always been an attractive destination for businesses selling womenswear. According to Euromonitor, womenswear retail value stood at USD 2.6 billion in 2018, and was predicted to hit USD 3.4 billion in 2023.
In this article, we’ll be exploring four ways Singaporean women shop for women's fashion online, and how you can leverage on their shopping habits to gain a foothold in one of Southeast Asia’s biggest eCommerce markets.For merchants who are looking to enter the Southeast Asian eCommerce market for the first time, Singapore’s open economy and digitally-inclined population1 could make it one of the easier countries, to begin with.
Singapore's Skincare eCommerce Market Trends: One Spray Fits All & 3 More Insights
Singapore’s eCommerce industry is thriving, with its consumers forecasted to spend an average of US$ 675.71 per user in 2020.1 This is the largest average revenue generated per user in Southeast Asia, making it a lucrative market for new products to enter. The city-state’s consumers are constantly on the lookout for novel products and solutions that can cater to their busy, urban lifestyle
Understanding Indonesian Modest Wear eCommerce Trends: Who, What, and Where
Home to the largest population of Muslims in the world, Indonesia is a hotbed for the upcoming modest wear trend in the world of fashion. To uncover the most important bits of the Indonesian eCommerce modest wear market, we’ll be looking at the Indonesian consumer demographics and sharing some tips on how you can gain traction among them.
Malaysia Men’s Grooming eCommerce Market Trends: Calling it Self-confidence
Taking care of one’s skin isn’t the concern of only one gender, with men around the world increasingly using personal care products beyond just shaving cream and hair gel. Announcing in 2018 that it was launching its men’s personal care brand, Boy De Chanel, Chanel prefers to call men’s usage of personal care products self-confidence1. According to them, “Men should be free to use make-up products to correct their appearance, without calling into question their masculinity.”
Cross-border Shipping or Local Distribution? Logistics for Health and Beauty Products into Malaysia
Malaysia - being Southeast Asia’s third-biggest market - still offers decent eCommerce opportunities for health and beauty products. Our earlier articles covered why our target audience is buying various health and beauty products along with some Malaysian eCommerce market insights, but their online shopping experience is incomplete without the delivery.
How DDP Can Help You With Import Duties and Taxes in Southeast Asia
With different import duty and tax rates for every country and every type of item, customs payments may appear daunting. Read on to find out how customs clearance can be made smoother with delivered-duties paid (DDP) so that you can expand into the Southeast Asian market with a peace of mind!
Shipping from Indonesia to The Philippines: An eCommerce Guide
Learn how to ship B2B & B2C shipments from Indonesia to the Philippines in this comprehensive guide! Get all the steps in the shipping process from the first mile, to customs clearance, and finally the last mile.
Janio Domestic Next Day Delivery in Indonesia Guide
eCommerce has been on the rise in Indonesia. Proof of this can be seen from Indonesia’s host of rapidly-growing eCommerce platforms such as Tokopedia, Bukalapak, and Shopee which contribute to the country’s massive eCommerce market size of US$11 billion.
Indonesian Skincare eCommerce Market Trends: Paying for The “Glow”
Skincare, a product deemed as a luxury a few years back for many Indonesians, has now become a lifestyle for a lot of Indonesians. In fact, research shows that Indonesian women do purchase beauty products in times of economic slowdown.1Being the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has enjoyed healthy and steady economic growth over the years. Indonesia is now home to an increasingly more sophisticated group of consumers who are concerned about their looks and well-being.
With about 20.35 million online shoppers2 in Malaysia, this makes the Ramadan period a great time for promotions and discounts. Unlike Indonesians, Malaysians tend to shop much earlier during Ramadan, with the spike in purchases happening during the 1st week of Ramadan and then tapering off as the month rolls on.