Virtual paraguayan consumers adopted electronic commerce for local shopping, mainly in the area of ​​travel, apps, phone, clothes and food, through the increasingly widespread virtual platforms.

But electronic trading behavior records, so far, only 5% of the total local transaction, valued at USD 412.115, while shopping abroad reach 95% valued at USD 7,237,105.

No one would have bet on electronic commerce in Paraguay, neither lawyers, or merchants, or entrepreneurs, or people dedicated to computers. Until relatively recently years, electronic commerce, was too trivial to even think about it, however, in the past 3 years, online businesses grew 222% in Paraguay and the figures moved, are to paying attention for.

From a monthly amount of USD 2478 billion between foreign and local purchases in January 2011, there was an increase to USD 7.7 billion in purchases from Paraguay in 2014, according to BANCARD.

The electronic related products are the leading the industry, yet with the highest purchase abroad.

Virtual paraguayan consumers adopted electronic commerce for local shopping, mainly in the area of ​​travel, apps, phone, clothes and food, through the increasingly widespread virtual platforms.

But electronic trading behavior records, so far, only 5% of the total local transaction, valued at USD 412.115, while shopping abroad reach 95% valued at USD 7,237,105.

Currently, Bancard has in its ranks up to 200 stores in which e-commerce transactions can be made in Paraguay, demonstrating the robustness of the growth of the sector.

The average number of transactions of the local e-commerce and exceed monthly 9800 according to sales volume, reach the Gs 1.3 billion per month.

The E-commerce day, held in June 2014 in Asunción, results showed that the trend of successful e-commerce in the country will be through the use of mobile devices, thereby leveraging the massive local consumer mobile connectivity, reaching 103% in the country, which is no minor thing.

The Industrial Union of Paraguay and REDIEX surveyed data and reported that there are 316 companies in technology, software and application development in Paraguay, with subsequent injection of added value to e-commerce.