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Pune : 8th largest eCommerce hub in India, according to eBay

eBay India announced today Pune was the eighth largest eCommerce Hub (All Selling (Global & Domestic) + All Buying Transactions on eBay from the city/ state) in the country in its eBay India Census 2009. New Delhi leads the pack with Mumbai following the suit. Last year, Mumbai was at first place and New Delhi was second.

In eBay Census 2008 also, Pune had ranked eighth after Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru & Chennai. Mr. Ashish Shah, Head-eBay Motors today unveiled the eBay Census Guide which documents the key findings and trends in online buying and selling across India’s Top 100 eCommerce Hubs, 28 States and 7 Union Territories. eBay Census also revealed export trends to 172 Countries.

According to the report, India’s Top 5 eCommerce Hubs are Delhi, closely followed by Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur & Bengaluru. The key findings are:

India has over 2,471 eCommerce Hubs with even Lakshadweep making its debut in the report this year. The IT Hubs of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra and Gujarat were the most wired states in India with the most cities generating eCommerce.

Rural Indians are active online shoppers: Online shopping is active in 747 rural towns in India. Rural India featured in the report for the first time with towns like Bundi (Rajasthan), Thevaram (Tamil Nadu) and Tezpur (Assam) witnessing active buying and selling trends. In fact, 181 rural towns are active entrepreneurship hubs – selling to buyers in India & worldwide.

India has 226 Export Hubs where Indian entrepreneurs sell a variety of products to millions of eBayers in 172 countries around the globe. Indian exports include horse saddles, Freemason collectibles, Bollywood memorabilia, Steel Dabbas and cricket bats.

Technology is India’s favourite traded vertical category contributing to 44% of transactions in eBay Census. Lifestyle category at 35% came second in popularity for online Indians. For Global Trade, Lifestyle is the clear winner at 64% of all transactions followed by Media & Collectibles at 15% each.

Region-South buys, West sells: South India has the most active buyers at 41% of all transactions, followed by West India at 27%. West India has the most active sellers at 46%, followed by North India at 28%.

Metro India bought the most blackberry and dual sim handsets, Bharat bought the most touch screen cell phones while Rural India bought the most value handsets.

Craftsmen in Ludhiana exported golf clubs to international eBayers in USA, Germany and France.