In 2014 online trade was good for turnover of 5.9 billion euro. Last year, this increased to over 7.3 billion euro.
BeCommerce’s CEO Carine Moitier told journalists that exact figures won’t be available until March. Ms Moitier added that the final tally for last year could top 8 billion euro turnover
December is traditionally a busy money and December 2015 was no exception. More than 1 billion euro was spend by people in Belgium online between 27 November and 31 December. The most popular products purchased online were beauty products, food and drink and fashion.
The majority of the money (70%) spent in web shops went to foreign players. Just 30% was spent in Belgian-based web shops.