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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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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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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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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 …

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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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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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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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nations: Opportunities for growth and challenges 3–4.30 p.m. New data and best practice policy ideas for inclusive online commerce 4.30–6 p.m. E-commerce: A tool for a connected economy E 1014/16 2–3 p.m. Discover “My eTrade for all” (MyeT4a) Thursday, 19 April 2018 10–11.30 a.m. Enabling e-commerce: Opening the door for small and medium-sized enterprises 11.30 a.m.–1 p.m. What does digital trade mean for industrialization …
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by: European Union, UNCTAD 13:15 - 14:45 Intelligent Tech & Trade Tools : from Trade Logistics to a WTO E-commerce Agreement Organized by: UNCTAD Trade Logistics Branch, Intelligent Tech & Trade Initiative 13:15 - 14:45 An E-Commerce Agenda for Development: Revisiting the FEDs Roadmap Organized by: Friends of E-commerce for Development 15:00 - 16:30 Digital Trade as if Development Mattered Organized by: Japan, World Bank Group 15:00 …

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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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12 December 2018 ​Fifty years ago the world’s shipping industry was experiencing the onset of changes which were destined to have a lasting impact and shape the pattern of activities seen in today’s markets … 10 December 2018 ​Electronic commerce experts, politicians and technology entrepreneurs are meeting in Kenya this week to explore how Africa can develop online retail businesses … The E-Commerce Africa event in Nairobi is supported by the European Union and United Nations …

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Republic), o The very first ‘Year in Review’ report of the eTrade for all initiative o The first global meeting of e-commerce associations o The Geneva launch of Egypt’s national e-commerce strategy ▪ eTrade for all had 21 of its partners (out of 29) participating and fully engaging in the various sessions … CIVIL SOCIETY "In order for e-commerce to truly benefit us all, we need to look at e-commerce as a system and not as a mere sum of trade transactions …
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Multiyear Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation, Seventh session: Trade facilitation and transit in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 7 to 9 May 2019 Transit solutions supporting trade facilitation: ASYCUDAWorld Transit Module Presentation by Jean-Marc Benoit Economic Affairs Officer UNCTAD This expert paper is reproduced by the UNCTAD secretariat in the form and language in which it has been received … The views expressed are those of the author …
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FDI) flows Global FDI flows decreased by more than 40 percent to around USD 450 billion in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period of 2017.3 This decrease was largely due to large repatriations of earnings by US parent companies from their foreign affiliates as a result of the corporate tax reform in the Unites States.4 In the first half of 2018 compared to first half of 2017, FDI inflows to developed economies fell by more than 50% while inflows to developing economies were …
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