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United Nations Conference on Trade And Development UNCTAD ESTIMATES OF GLOBAL E-COMMERCE 2018 UNCTAD Technical Notes on ICT for Development N˚15UNCTAD ESTIMATES OF GLOBAL E-COMMERCE 2018 1 Global e-commerce continued to grow in 2018 1.1 New methodology for estimating e-commerce value Measuring the value of electronic commerce remains a challenge … Those that publish data on the value of e-commerce sometimes do not follow international guidelines and statistics are often revised …
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The share of Internet users that are shopping online is much lower in countries at low levels of income, pointing to the importance of enhancing the e-commerce readiness not only with regard to Internet connectivity but also in other areas … 4 The Netherlands remains at the top of the B2C E-Commerce Index Similar to the 2018 index, eight of the top ten countries are in Europe (Table 1). Index values are extremely close, with a range of just five points between first and tenth rank …
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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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Platform -based E based E-commerce: What is at Stake for MSMEs … at UNCTAD e A presentation at UNCTAD e A presentation at UNCTAD e A presentation at UNCTAD e-commerce week commerce week commerce week commerce week commerce week Date: 16 April 2018 Date: 16 April 2018 Date: 16 April 2018Date: 16 April 2018 Date: 16 April 2018“The box and ladder theory” “The box and ladder theory” “The box and ladder theory” “The box and ladder …
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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 …

is at the user’s sole risk/responsibility.v FOREWORD Dato Lim Jock Hoi Secretary-General of ASEAN Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows into ASEAN increased for the third consecutive year in 2018, reaching an all-time high level of US$ 155 billion … The region’s share of global FDI inows also rose to 11.5 per cent in 2018 … The share of services sector in total FDI grew from 50 per cent in 1999–2003 to 66 per cent in 2014–2018, in line with global average …
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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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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 (IGE) on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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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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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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UNCTAD Technical Notes on ICT for Development N¢ª13 (TN/UNCTAD/ICT4D/13) 27 Mar 2019, 1141.7 KB UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index 2018: Focus on Africa - UNCTAD Technical Notes on ICT for Development No 12 (TN/UNCTAD/ICT4D/12) 10 Dec 2018, 852.5 KB Implementing a Survey on Exports of ICT-enabled Services (TN/UNCTAD/ICT4D/11) 27 Jun 2018, 1260.8 …

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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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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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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Promoting cotton by-products in Newsletter 3, January 2018 1 Newsletter 3, January 2018 PROMOTING COTTON BY-PRODUCTS in Eastern and Southern Africa Countries: Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe Duration: 2016-19 Website … Newsletter 3, January 2018 Page 3 of 3 Media coverage With coordination from the public relations department of the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry, the national workshop in Zambia received generous press coverage …
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E.19.II.D.17iii NOTE 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 communications technologies (ICTs) and e-commerce … promotes international dialogue on issues related to ICTs for development, and contributes to building developing countries’ capacities to measure e-commerce and the digital economy and to design and implement relevant policies and legal frameworks …
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