On October 18, Amazon officially announced that the Amazon Belgium site was officially launched, and global sellers could start sales.
So far, Amazon has covered 16 sites in Europe, including 9 major stations (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium) and 7 major exporting countries (Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Denmark, Portugal, Czech Republic, Greece).
With the expansion of the European territory and more options for sellers to go overseas, Belgium will become a new round of growth opportunities for Chinese sellers.
Geographically, Belgium is one of the most densely populated countries in Europe. It has complete infrastructure such as ports, canals, railways and roads. It is located on the western coast of Europe and is dominated by the four major European markets of the United Kingdom, Germany, France and the Netherlands. Surrounding, with unique geographical advantages, is an important hub linking Western Europe, Southern Europe, and Northern Europe, and is also the core area of cross-border e-commerce transactions. Strategic location and convenient transportation.
Economically, Belgium's GDP will reach US$599.8 billion in 2021, an increase of 6.2% over 2020 and higher than the EU average growth rate of 0.8%. High GDP and fast manager development!
From the network point of view, more than 90% of Belgian households have Internet access, and the proportion of Internet users is as high as 92%. The Internet is developed, and the number of online shoppers is large.
In terms of market size, the sixth e-commerce barometer of the Belgian e-commerce association SafeShops.be shows that in 2021, the e-commerce market in Belgium will be 11.7 billion euros. Compared with 2020, the total has increased by 33%, and the transaction value has increased by 39%, with a total transaction value of more than 150 million. The e-commerce market is growing rapidly.
Sellers who want to quickly develop a Belgian site can use tools to quickly put products on the Belgian store for sale. There are two cases:
1. Already working on the Amazon platform, and there are products on sale
In this case, the seller can use the moving and migration function of the Tongtong listing tool to put the product on the Belgian site for sale according to the moving operation on the same platform;
2. There are products for sale on other e-commerce platforms such as eBay, AliExpress, Wal-Mart, etc.
Sellers can also use the moving and migration function to operate according to cross-platform moving.
Language-wise, Amazon Belgium is available in French, Dutch and English. If sellers encounter language difficulties when listing, they can also use the translation function of the listing tool Tongtong listing to translate the text and pictures of the product information into the corresponding language.
For order processing issues, Tongtong ERP has supported all Amazon sites, and the Belgian site has been launched in the August version update, and all orders sold on the platform sites can be processed uniformly.
In addition, Amazon provides sellers with a variety of logistics solutions to meet the different business needs of sellers. For more information about the Amazon Belgium site, you can go to Amazon's official website. Having more Belgian-related information will help sellers to develop the Belgian market faster.