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Asia Pacific, or APAC, includes countries along the Pacific Rim of Asia and Oceania, each of different sizes, cultures and developmental statuses. In aggregate, this region of about 20 countries counts near 4 billion people and $24 trillion in aggregate GDP (summed World Bank population and GDP figures, also used in the Excel charts below) and has exploded onto the digital scene.
“Latin America” is a term that identifies the countries throughout the Northern, Central, Southern and Caribbean Americas where Romance languages are the primary tongue, which counts a combined population of about 600 million people. LatAm is also home to a regional economy of $6 trillion (World Bank figures for all countries) and an e-commerce industry that’s valued at $88.
For businesses around the world seeking growth, expanding to Europe is an excellent opportunity. Europeans, who number over 500 million (per collective official country estimates), have some of the world’s highest disposable household incomes (per an OECD index) and drive a massive regional e-commerce industry valued at EUR 200 billion and growing at just under 20% annually, ...
Just as businesses who ignore mobile searchers miss out on a huge number of potential customers, businesses who focus solely on Americans miss out on a massive number of global customers. If you think your company doesn’t have business opportunities outside of the United States, it’s about time to rethink your business strategy.