70% of online purchases in Malaysia made via mobile phones

Lazada is among Malaysia's major online marketplaces. – The Malaysian Insight pic by David Loh, December 11, 2017.

NEARLY three-quarters of online purchases in Malaysia are made via mobile devices and the percentage is likely to increase, said a leading payment gateway provider in Southeast Asia.

Data compiled from Malaysia’s three major online marketplaces – Lazada, 11street and Shopee – showed that 70% of online transactions during “Single’s Day” and “MyCyber” sales were made via mobile devices, reported the Xinhua news agency, quoting iPay88.

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