In the first half of the 2021 fiscal year, which ended on September 30, the turnover of AliExpress Russia increased by 36 per cent year-on-year, to 133.3 billion rubles, according to the company’s press service. Sales of goods from local sellers increased by 126 per cent with the turnover in this segment amounted to at least 40 billion rubles.
The press service of AliExpress Russia did not present the results for the calendar half-year, for which other, larger online sellers reported: thus, the trade turnover of Wildberries in January-June 2021 increased by 70 per cent (to 303 billion rubles) and of Ozon, it more than doubled (to 163.2 billion rubles).
In September 2021, on the AliExpress website, an average of 100 thousand local goods were sold per day, in the six months from March to September, the number of orders from sellers from Russia increased 5.5 times. The number of active buyers over the past year has exceeded 27.9 million, while the number of buyers of goods from Russia has increased by 114 per cent.