(The Swiss Info)
Switzerland is the best equipped country for online shopping, according to a United Nations comparison of more than 150 states.
Last year, 97% of the Swiss population used the Internet, the annual study by the Geneva-based UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) revealed on Wednesday.
The Alpine nation received one of the highest scores (97 out of 100) for reliability of postal services. This is a key element of online shopping, which in 2018 was worth an estimated $4.4 trillion (CHF3.95 trillion) globally – up 7% from the previous year.