A recent report by dpa (German Press Agency) states: “Package flood from the Far East: Many Estonians have ordered this year their gifts from Chinese online stores.” According to the Estonian Post the number of packages from China at Christmas time has increased by 700 percent! Meanwhile more than 40 percent of all parcels sent from abroad to Estonia originate from the Middle Kingdom, a Post spokeswoman told. Mainly electronic accessory was ordered since in China it is cheaper by far than in Baltic Estonia. Also for clothes, shoes and stationery there is a great demand. The trend for supplies from China would last for some time to, it said.