The German ecommerce association, the BEVH, has announced that the German ecommerce market was worth almost 60 billion Euros in 2015.
This is an increase of 12% on the previous year, a much higher rate of growth than the retail industry overall, which grew by 3% over the same period.
It is predicted that the German ecommerce market will grow a further 12% this year.
The most popular product categories that were bought online in 2015 were clothing, consumer electronics, books and e-books.
The German ecommerce market is one of the most mature in the world, with a digital buyer penetration of 82%.