Turkish market is famed in quite a few fields from textile to technology, the head of just one of the most significant e-commerce players in Russia claimed, noting that their concentrate is to provide Turkish merchandise to the Russian sector.
Ozon International Director Stepan Gusamov informed Anadolu Company (AA) that they opened an place of work in Turkey concerning the new options made by various foreign brand names leaving Russia and they contacted a lot of firms.
A lot of foreign models exited the Russian sector after Western sanctions imposed on the place upon the invasion of Ukraine, called “a distinctive military services operation” by the Kremlin.
Noting that the brands that remaining the Russian industry ended up replaced by new types, Gusamov reported: “The Turkish business is renowned in lots of groups. Apparel, textiles and electronics. So, we see a major synergy here. We supply this network, which we have developed for lots of years, to the company of Turkish sellers, with 19,000 revenue points found all through the state, which have a superior stable shipping and delivery amount and on-time delivery.”
Commenting on the organization product they supply to Turkish firms, Gusamov claimed, “For example, we have a husband or wife on the Turkish aspect, this lover accepts the get, delivers it to Russia, we invest in it from them and then we distribute it to all our gross sales details. This generates superior prospective to get the job done with Russia.”
He mentioned that Ozon is an critical e-commerce player in the Russian industry with a turnover of $6 billion past 12 months.
“There is a quite large retail sector in Russia, it is fifth in Europe just after the U.K., Germany, France and Italy,” he reported, noting the country’s large populace of 140 million also can make it an beautiful current market.
Outlining that numerous authorities concur that more than fifty percent of the products will be offered online in 10-15 years, Gusamov said, “As a outcome of the recent events, we see that lots of manufacturers have withdrawn from the industry, stopped their things to do or left completely. Nevertheless, as a market, we do not see a drop in gross sales or customer exits.”
“According to our estimates, the normal once-a-year growth charge of e-commerce in Russia in the period of time 2022-2025 will be 18.73%, indicating the current market is not however totally saturated and as a know-how business, the more items you can deliver, the much better for each Russian customers and Turkish sellers,” he stated.
“I am assured that the technologies will substantially enhance the circulation of items among Russia and Turkey.”
Gusamov pointed out the adaptation of folks and firms to the disorders, stating they grew by 140% on an yearly foundation in the 1st quarter.
“There are numerous good reasons for this. Persons keep on to dwell, invest in and require items. Even if some models leave, people today proceed to consume other products and solutions via lesser-identified brand names,” he said.
About 70% of Ozon’s turnover is designed up of sales by our distributors, he said, which indicates that sellers are adapting to the new disorders as perfectly.
Answering a concern about whether or not they are planning to operate as an e-commerce enterprise in the Turkish current market, Gusamov claimed, “We do not see this as not likely, but our emphasis correct now is to bring Turkish solutions to the Russian industry. There are major and revered players operating in the Turkish e-commerce sector, who have founded their own ecosystems and infrastructures.”
Gusamov mentioned that they are in speak to with all e-commerce platforms and big gamers in Turkey and that they have improved conversation with logistics corporations in the country as nicely.