e-commerce opportunity in Cyprus

EU statistics highlight the size of the Cyprus e-commerce opportunity

The European Union (EU) has just published some new statistics highlighting the growth of e-commerce throughout Europe.

These figures show clearly the size of the e-commerce opportunity waiting to be filled in Cyprus. And filled it will be, fast.

Under 0.5% of business in Cyprus happens on the web

E-Commerce is tiny in Cyprus - so it's a major opportunity to capitalise on!

Amazing statistic, but true. The source is The Statistical Service of Cyprus report, “Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Usage and e-Commerce Survey in Enterprises”. It tells a story of an economy in the dark ages when it comes to the use of the internet to help businesses grow.

What's stopping internet shopping taking off in Cyprus?

What's Stopping Internet Shopping Taking Off in Cyprus?

There are a number of barriers to selling on the internet in Cyprus. They’re all surmountable, but they all need a clear plan to overcome.

Here's our summary of what they are.

Cyprus lags Europe for Internet usage and connection speed

Cyprus lags Europe for Internet usage and connection speed

From time to time the European Union publishes some interesting data. A good example is the Eurobarometer no.293, E-Communications Household Survey published in mid-2008.