5 Key Data on The Map of eCommerce in Malaysia

Mar 26, 2018:

Alibaba’s US$2 billion commitment to eCommerce in Southeast Asia is a big indication that the digital economy is set to thrive and Malaysia is definitely not left out. This is evident as Alibaba has been working hand in hand with the Malaysian government to set up the region’s first DFTZ and a strategic logistics hub in Sepang that serves both for Lazada & SMEs.

iPrice undertook this study to assess the key players in Malaysia and unveil interesting insights that might provide great content to follow up for your next story on eCommerce.

Findings in a gist:
  • Lazada extends its lead over runner up 11street and Zalora and gained more than 13.8 million monthly visitors in Q4 2017
  • For the first time, Shopee dethrones Lazada as the top ranked mobile shopping app on both iOS and Google Play
  • Malaysia’s top 50 eCommerce experienced a 30% increase in online traffic when comparing Q3 & Q4 overall traffic
  • Malaysia’s top 5 eCommerce has created more than 1,000 jobs
  • Local fashion-centric eCommerce continue to dominate on Instagram