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India's biggest e-commerce hubs

Last updated on: March 22, 2013 08:36 IST

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New Delhi has emerged as the top e-commerce hub in India in 2012, according to a census conducted by eBay.

The study is designed to throw light on online buying and selling behaviour in India.

The top five states with most transactions were Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

India's e-commerce industry is currently at a nascent stage with a size of $800 million but expected to grow rapidly to become $5 billion in 2015, eBay India's Head - Marketplace Experience, Santosh J Rao said.

Let's take a look at the leading e-commerce hubs in India.

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New Delhi (Rank 1)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Body Care
2. Mobile Screen Protector
3. 8GB Pen Drives
4. Men's Wallets
5. Men's Fragrances

Top 5 items sold

1. Mobile Headsets
2. Men's Wrist Watches
3. Tool Kits
4. Car Waxes
5. Republic of India Notes

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Image: Girls watch lightning striking over the India Gate in New Delhi.
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Mumbai (Rank 2)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Mobile Cases
2. British India Coins
3. Men's Fragrances
4. Memory Card Readers
5. Tablets

Top 5 items sold

1. Laptop Accessories
2. Men's Wallets
3. Women's Fashion Watches
4. Indian Stamps
5. Tablets

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Image: Pigeons fly in front of the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai.
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Jaipur (Rank 3)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Memory Card Readers
2. Smart Phones
3. Men's Wrist Watches
4. Face Care Products
5. Precious Metal Coins

Top 5 items sold

1. Bed Linen
2. Mobile Handsfree Sets
3. Silver Jhumkas
4. Kurtis
5. Room Heaters

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Bangalore (Rank 4)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Home Theatre Accessories
2. Camera Filters
3. Men's Wrist Watches
4. Men's Fragrances
5. Weight Training Equipment

Top 5 items sold

1. Smart Phones
2. External Drive Casings
3. Men's Wallets
4. Car Waxes
5. Pet Accessories

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Image: Employees walk in a forecourt at the Infosys campus in the Electronic City area of Bangalore.
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Chennai (Rank 5)

 Top 5 items purchased

1. Laptop Accessories
2. British India Coins
3. Men's Wallets
4. Men's Fragrances
5. Kurtis

Top 5 items sold

1. Smart Phones
2. Indian First Day Covers
3. Tablets
4. Condoms
5. Precious Metal Coins

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Image: A woman walks past a portrait of J. Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in Chennai.
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Hyderabad (Rank 6)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Tablets
2. Buetooth Headsets
3. Kurtis
4. Men's Fragrances
5. Cameras Filters

Top 5 items sold

1. Umbrellas
2. Men's Chronograph Watches
3. Lighting Accessories
4. Anti-Aging Products
5. Peelers & Slicers

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Image: The 16th century monument the Charminar, named for its four minarets, is pictured in the old city in central Hyderabad.
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Ahmedabad (Rank 7)

Top 5 items purchased

1.Talcum Powder
2.Mobile Screen Protectors
3.Modems
4.Men's Fragrances
5.Tablets

Top 5 items Sold

1.16GB Micro SD cards
2.Colour Ink Cartridges
3.Diamond Jewellery sets
4.Women's Casual Pants
5. Men's Floaters

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Image: Chief Minister of Gujarat , Narendra Modi, flies a kite on the second day of the 19th International Kite festival in Ahmedabad.
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Kolkata (Rank 8)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Dual SIM Mobile Phones
2.Indian Stamps Miniature Sheets
3. Men's Wrist Watches
4. Men's Fragrances
5. African Coins

Top 5 items sold

1. Camera Tripods
2. Emergency Lights
3. Key Chains
4. Handbags
5. Tablets

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Chandigarh (Rank 9)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Mobile Accessories
2. Memory Card Readers
3.Women's Fragrances
4.Designer Pens
5.Car Perfumes

Top 5 items sold

1.Bluetooth Dongles
2. 5 DVD Packs
3. Regular Exercise Cycles
4. PC Sound Cards
5. Men's Metal Frame Sunglasses

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Pune (Rank 10)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Mobile Phone Cases
2. Asian Currency
3. Men's Wrist Watches
4. Men's Fragrances
5. Kurtis

Top 5 items sold

1.Tablets
2. Routers
3.Men's Printed Tees
4.Sports Shoes
5.Salwar Suit Material

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Surat (Rank 11)

Top 5 items bought

1.CD Racks
2.Tablets
3.Kurtis
4.Camera Lens Filters
5.Men's Fragrances

Top 5 items sold

1.Georgette Sarees
2. Mobile Signal Boosters
3.Crepe Material
4. Mangal Sutras
5.White Gold Diamond Rings

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Ghaziabad (Rank 12)

Top 5 items purchased

1.Home Theatre Accessories
2. Smart Phones
3.Face Care
4.Men's Fragrances
5.Precious Metal Coins

Top 5 items sold

1.Laptop Batteries
2.Face Cleansers
3.Car Covers
4.LCD Wallmounts
5.Mustache Clippers

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Faridabad (Rank 13)

 Top 5 items purchased

1.Tablet Accessories
2.Kurtis
3.Face Care products
4.Men's Fragrances
5.Kundan Jewellery

Top 5 items sold

1.Smart Phones
2.Fountain Pens
3.USB Hubs
4.LED TVs
5.Compact Digital Cameras

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Bhopal (Rank 14)

Top 5 items purchased

1.Men's Wrist Watches
2. Memory Card Readers
3.Tablets
4.Smart Phones
5.Women's Fragrances

Top 5 items sold

1.Headphones
2.Sports Shoes
3.Pre-Independence India Stamps
4.Men's Metal Frame Sunglasses
5.Dual SIM Phones

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Ludhiana (Rank 15)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Smart Phones
2. Men's Fragrances
3.Face Care Products
4.Women's Fragrances
5. Modems

Top 5 items sold

1.8 GB Micro SD Cards
2.Mobile Headsets
3.Embroidered Salwar Suits Material
4.Mobile Chargers Car Kits
5.Wi-Fi Wireless Router

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Gwalior (Rank 16)

Top 5 items purchased

1.       Kurtis
2.       Precious Metal Coins
3.       Tablets
4.       Men's Fragrances
5.       Silver Earrings

Top 5 items sold

1.2GB MP3 Players
2. Laptop Sleeves
3. Jogging Gear
4. Caps
5. Microwave Cookware

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Vadodara (Rank 17)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Men's Fragrances
2. Tablets
3. Antivirus Software
4. Men's Wallets
5. Kurtis

Top 5 items sold

1.Smart Phones
2.Bluetooth Headsets
3.Ball Point Pens
4. Mobile Holders
5. Home Fragrances

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Lucknow (Rank 18)

Top 5 items purchased

1.Laptop Accessories
2.Designer Pens
3.Tablets
4.3D Effect Collectibles
5. Men's Chronograph Wrist Watches

Top 5 items sold

1.Compact Digital Cameras
2.Winter Jackets
3.Hand Embroidered Sarees
4.Weight Training Equipment
5.Digital Photo frames

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Dehradun (Rank 19)

Top 5 items purchased

1. Mobile Cases
2. Tablets
3. Men's Fragrances
4. Car Waxes
5. Ear Plugs

Domestic Top 5 Sold

1.Headphones
2. Maritime Telescopes
3.Clocks
4.External TV Tuner Cards
5. Mirrors

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Kochi (Rank 20)

Top 5 items purchased

1.Embroidered Material
2.Smart Phones
3.Auto Perfumes
4.Beard Trimmers
5.Women's Novelty Wrist Watches

Top 5 items sold

1. Men's Sports Watches
2.8GB Pen Drives
3.Mirrors
4.Sewing Machines
5. Embroidered Material


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