"88 per cent of the surveyed Indians use a mobile device to make payments, way above the global average of 71 per cent," the survey said.
It also said 45 per cent of merchants have made mobile optimisation a business priority in the next 12 months.
"Time saving and ease of transacting is the main drivers for mobile commerce," it said and added social commerce adoption is led by the young.
According to the study, apps are a popular way of transacting, wherein 98 per cent of Indian mobile shoppers pay through apps as against 90 per cent of the global average.
Bill payments and fashion are the key sectors where app purchases take place, it added.
It also said India has emerged as a forerunner in mobile commerce adoption in comparison to its global counterparts.
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