May 30, 2022. 2021 has seen a strong rebound post-pandemic in online shopping as the global e-commerce market amounted to 13 Trillion dollars in value that year. Emerging markets such as India, parts of Africa, The Balkans and the Baltics, have gradually become a stronghold for eCommerce businesses. The online sales increase from emerging marketplaces is expected to contribute to 20% of all retail sales in 2022. Local payment methods(LPMs) played a crucial role in supporting the growth of this economic activity by setting a native and stable payment infrastructure to support the demand for online shopping both locally and cross-border.