B2C eCommerce sales top $1 trillion in 2012

eMarketer reports that B2C eCommerce sales exceeded $1 trillion for first time in 2012.

B2C eCommerce Sales, top 5 countries 2011-2013

In 2012, global B2C eCommerce grew 21% to over $1 trillion for the first time, according to new estimates by eMarketer.

In 2012, Americans spent $343 billion on online purchases. That figure is expected to increase to $385 billion in 2013, while China is projected to spend $182 billion.

In 2013, eCommerce is expected to grow 18% to $1.3 trillion worldwide. eMarketer anticipates Asia-Pacific will surpass North America as the world’s biggest market for B2C online sales.

You can read more on eMarketer’s website here.