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United Nations Conference on Trade And Development UNCTAD B2C E-COMMERCE INDEX 2018 FOCUS ON AFRICA UNCTAD Technical Notes on ICT for Development N˚121 UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index 2018 Focus on Africa Improved coverage in 2018 edition The 2018 UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index, which measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping, has expanded its coverage to include 151 economies, up … Figure 1. Relationship between UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index values and online shopping Source: UNCTAD …
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it is a collaborative effort to scale up cooperation, transparency and aid-efficiency in the field of inclusive e-commerce.E-commerce readiness assessment and strategy formulation An e-commerce readiness assessment is an essential step for developing countries to identify opportunities and bottlenecks … Access to financing To facilitate the growth of e-commerce, developing countries need financial tools to fund innovation, entrepreneurship and start-ups across the entire e-commerce value chain …
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and innovation policy reviews Science, technology and innovation policy reviewsScience, technology and innovation policy reviews2-E-commerce and the Digital Economycommerce and the Digital Economy commerce and the Digital Economycommerce and the Digital Economy commerce and the Digital Economy commerce and the Digital Economy commerce and the Digital Economy commerce and …
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H I G H L I G H T STABLE OF CONTENT 4 INTRODUCTION 22 OUR MANAGEMENT COMMITMENTS 8 OUR WORK IN 2018 OUR PARTNERSHIPS FOR TRANSFORMATION OUR OFFICES AND STAFF 30 40 WHERE TO FIND US United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Palais des Nations … L I G H T S BOOSTING INVESTMENT IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2018 tackled inequality, exclusion and global economic fragility vis-à-vis the international trading system, the emerging digital economy and …
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volumes of refined petroleum products and gas went up by 3.9%.+5 .1%.WORLD SEABORNE TRADE GROWTH FORECAST: 2018–2023Volumes across all segments set to grow: containerized and dry bulk cargoes projected to grow the fastestTanker volumes to grow at a slower paceVolume projected to grow +3.8%REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT 2018 3 A. GENERAL TRENDS Global economic expansion is the main driver of world shipping demand, and 2017 will be remembered …
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eTrade Readiness Assessments of African Least Developed Countries (eT Ready): Key Statistics, Findings and Recommendations (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/eTrade (Overview)) 07 Dec 2018, 12161.6 KB Zambia Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/10) 07 Dec 2018, 2844.2 KB Burkina Faso: Evaluation rapide de l'état de préparation au commerce électronique (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/8 …

Geneva, 13 to 17 May 2019 Submissions from entities in the United Nations system and elsewhere on their efforts in 2018 to implement the outcome of the WSIS Submission by United Nations Industrial Development Organization This submission was prepared … tools for Industry 4.0 uptake by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs); the use of E-commerce; digital innovation ecosystem building for fostering Industry 4.0 technological learning and innovation; and fostering partnerships across the …
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Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers … The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, such as in the context of the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, such as in the context of the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy … This report is expected to contribute to the ongoing efforts of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GoB) to realize the vision of “Digital Bangladesh” and to build a robust, safe and business-friendly e-commerce ecosystem …
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An important development in ASEAN is the rising investment in the digital economy, which includes e-commerce, fintech, venture capital and other digital activities such as in the development of data centres and various information and communication … The 2018 Report looks into the investment landscape and implications of digital economy and e-Commerce in ASEAN, and also discusses the policy options and digital economy strategy for the region …
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Some 80 per cent of individuals in Europe were estimated to be online in 2018, but the comparable figure for sub-Saharan Africa was below 25 per cent and that for least developed countries below 20 per cent.4 Women are estimated to be some 12 per … 3 www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR40.aspxm … The digitalization of economic production and commerce is a critical aspect of the emerging information society, reducing transaction costs and expediting trade flows …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/10III NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers …
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eTrade Readiness Assessments of African Least Developed Countries (eT Ready): Key Statistics, Findings and Recommendations (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/eTrade (Overview)) 07 Dec 2018, 12161.6 KB Zambia Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/10) 07 Dec 2018, 2844.2 KB Burkina Faso: Evaluation rapide de l'état de préparation au commerce électronique (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/8 …

The purpose of Working Group on Consumer Protection in E-Commerce (E-commerce WG) is to provide a forum for representatives from consumer protection agencies and consumer associations of member States and other interested stakeholders to discuss the challenges faced by consumers and consumer protection institutions in e-commerce, to exchange experiences, best practices and case examples on how to address these challenges; and eventually come up …
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UNCTAD/RMT/2018 ISBN 978-92-1-112928-1 eISBN 978-92-1-047241-8 ISSN 0566-7682 Sales No. E.18.II.D.5REVIEW OF MARITIME TRANSPORT 2018 iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The Review of Maritime Transport 2018 was prepared by UNCTAD under the coordination of Jan Hoffmann, with administrative support and formatting by Wendy Juan, and … 32 2.6 Number of operators and maximum ship size in selected small island developing States and vulnerable economies, 2017 and 2018 … 46 3.2 Baltic Exchange tanker indices, 2007–2018
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/9III NOTE Within the UNCTAD Division on Technology and Logistics, the ICT Policy Section carries out policy-oriented analytical work on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a basic analysis of the current e-commerce situation in the countries concerned, and to identify opportunities and barriers …
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I. Development of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows In 2018, global FDI inflows decreased by more than 10% compared to 2017, to USD 1.3 trillion.3 The drop was largely due to the 2017 US tax reform which prompted US parent companies to repatriate large amounts of earnings held with foreign affiliates.4 FDI inflows to developed economies fell by slightly more than 25% in 2018 while inflows to developing economies were stable … In 2018, major sources of FDI worldwide were Japan, China, and France …
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