According to Ministry of Commerce of China, prices of 20 luxury brands in mainland China are 45% higher than that in HK, 51% higher than US, and 72% higher than France. The transaction scale of online purchasing goods overseas hits RMB 12B in 2010, 140% increase compared with that in the previous year. This figure is anticipated to be doubled, climbing up to RMB 24.1B in 2011.