In Israel less than ten percent of Internet users shopped 2011 according to polls online. The B2C E-commerce in Oman was hampered by slow Internet connections among other things and in the Yemen, the Internet was slow and expensive yet early 2012 due to the State monopoly. In May 2011 more than a quarter of Iraqis the Internet used to find out. Online trading in North Africa evolved steadily positive even in North Africa makes the MENA Eastern Internet & B2C E-Commerce report 2012 “by yStats.com great potentials and regional differences clear. (As opposed to Pinterest). So, Morocco was the country with the highest Internet penetration rate in North Africa and accordingly increased the number of Internet connections, as well as the turnover in B2C E-commerce between 2010 and 2011 almost three quarters according to the number of online shops and credit cards rose also. In Egypt, nearly a quarter of Internet users bought in February 2012 online or used the Internet to pay bills. In contrast, little online trading took place early in 2012, for example, in Algeria still dominated cash payments and there were hardly any other payment options.
Also, 2011 still great fear prevailed particularly in Libya Fraud in the B2C E-commerce. Payoneer takes a slightly different approach. Internet penetration and online trading in the MENA are ultimately very diverse region depending on the country, but faster and better Internet connections promote the spread of e-commerce in the region. Press contact: yStats.com GmbH & co. KG Behringstrasse 28a, D-22765 Hamburg phone: + 49 (0) 40-39 90 68 50 fax: + 49 (0) 40-39 90 68 51 E-Mail: Internet: Twitter: ystats Facebook: ystats about yStats.com since 2005 researched yStats.com current, objective and requirement-oriented market and competitive intelligence for executives from different industries. The Hamburg-based company with an international orientation focuses on the secondary market research. yStats.com offers both market – and competition reports as well as customized research services. Customers include leading companies in the areas of B2C E-Commerce, electronic payment systems, mail order and direct marketing, logistics, as well as banks and management consultancies.