According the HKTDC survey, 83% of the respondents have shopped online, and 27% of these consumers would shop online once a month on average. In 2013, the Chinese mainland has an internet population of about 620 million, representing a penetration rate of 45.8%. It is believed that with the rise in internet population and penetration rate, the size of China’s online shopping market will expand further.
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South America looks to usurp China's sourcing supremacy, while buyers from across the US seek fashionable comfort and style
A sizeable South American contingent made its presence felt at Las Vegas' recent Magic Marketing Week, the largest fashion expo in the US, as did an ever-growing number of e-tailers, though big brand buyers were a little scarce.