根據本 the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the third quarter of 2020, adjusted for seasonal variation, but not for price changes, was $209.5 billion, a decrease of 1.0 percent (±0.7%) from the second quarter of 2020.
The Coronavirus pandemic’s second wave continues to cause havoc around the globe. The quarantine and restrictions continue to be in place for a majority of the world. Hence, online sales have been increasing, due to safety reasons and convenience. Amazon is one of the major players on the online marketplace.
Russia’s foreign policy course is currently related to the arms market. The geopolitical struggle is regarding the arms market, and the US is Russia’s main competitor. There was also an announcement of sanctions against Turkey and India. Russia has a foreign policy course related to the hydrocarbon market.