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Online shopping transactions in S. Korea up 23.5% y/y to US$ 14 bil. in June
Updated: 2021-08-04 13:37:25 KST
Data show a big jump in spending online in South Korea compared to a year ago as the pandemic led to a rise in food delivery.
In June, according to Statistics Korea, online shopping transactions were up 23-and-a-half percent to some 14 billion U.S. dollars.
Deliveries of prepared meals were up 57 percent on year, and groceries 36 percent.
More than 70 percent of transactions in June were done via smartphone.
Reporter : smkim@arirang.com