The speed of the e-commerce market in China is one of the largest that has been seen throughout the globe. The infographic below examines the e-commerce market in 2010 compared to now, as well as comparing the Chinese and US e-commerce platforms.Infographic courtesy of http://www.brint.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/China-e-commerce-growth-2014.jpg
The Chinese e-commerce market grew almost 50% larger than the e-commerce market in the United States. The reasons for this rapid growth vary. However, many people attribute the demand for US luxury goods in China, leading to more people using these e-commerce sites as a method of getting said goods.