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Lazada, Shopee are the two most used e-commerce apps in Southeast Asia

It was the top app in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.

Singapore-headquartered e-commerce platforms Lazada and Shopee were the two most actively used e-commerce shopping apps in Southeast Asia in 2019, according to a report by meta-search platform iPrice.

The two apps are also hailed as the most popular ones in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, whilst they landed in the top five in Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

In terms of web visits, Shopee retained its position as the most visited e-commerce platform, garnering more than two billion visitors across the region in 2019.

On the other hand, Lazada continued to thrive on market share in the region as the company saw a 13% growth in visitors over the same period.

For 2019, Singapore recorded the highest average basket size in Southeast Asia at $110 on Singles’ day.

iPrice noted that this is due to Singapore's maturity in technological advancement, where average order values in the country’s e-commerce sector also registered to be three-four times higher than its neighbouring countries.

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