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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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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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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 …

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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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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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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Ensuring that the potential benefits of e-commerce reach MSMEs in LLDCs requires a strong prioritization from governments and a greater commitment from development partners to enhance the digital readiness and to avoid the widening of inequalities … These assessments are conducted at the request from developing countries to help evaluate their e-commerce ecosystems and provide recommendations regarding policies that should be devised to enhance their ability to engage in and benefit from e-commerce
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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) 04 Oct 2018, 1915.5 …

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13 December 2018Post-conflict Iraq to build e-commerce future with UNCTAD help International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation and UNCTAD sign partnership agreement to support a diagnosis of e-commerce readiness in the Republic of Iraq … Évaluation rapide de l’état de préparation de Madagascar au commerce électronique (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/12) 07 Dec 2018, 2086.5 KB Uganda Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/9) 07 Dec 2018, 4068.0 …

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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2018-12-19 unedited version 1 | P a g e NAIROBI MANIFESTO on the Digital Economy and Inclusive Development in Africa BACKGROUND The digital economy, including electronic commerce (e-commerce), is growing quickly in Africa, creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs and businesses to expand their market … According to the 2018 version of UNCTAD’s B2C E-commerce Index, the African region lags the rest of the world in terms of e-commerce readiness … National e-commerce strategies can …
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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 … The ICT sector is maturing rapidly, and e-commerce activity has ramped up. This assessment comes at an opportune time for the country to take stock of the e-commerce ecosystem and implement the recommendations to help support the ecosystem …
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With this report, UNCTAD contributes to the recommendations of the joint WTO/UNCTAD/PIFS June 2017 Workshop on e-Commerce for the Pacific to have all Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat members benefit from an eTrade Readiness Assessment as a first step towards developing a coherent regional e-commerce policy … With the eTrade for all partners, UNCTAD is committed to supporting Tuvalu and other Pacific Islands Nations in their resolve to harness the potential of e-commerce for development …
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1.2.1 Canada No recent official data on the value of e-commerce exist for Canada except for retail e-commerce sales … See company reports on their cross-border e-commerce sales: Otto (https://www.ottogroup.com/en/newsroom/meldungen/Otto-Group-global-e-commerce-revenues-grow-by-760-million-to-around-7.76-billion-euros.php) and Zalando (https://corporate.zalando.com/en/investor-relations/en/press-releases/zalando-continue-strong-growth-after-successful-finish-2018
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Activities during 2017-2018 related to action line C7 (e-business) aimed at increasing awareness, expanding the use of ICT-enabled market analysis tools, and building the capacity of developing countries to leverage e-commerce for development … A rise in e-strategies The need for assessments and strategies for e-business, e-commerce, and the digital economy has been identified by the eTrade for all initiative as key in helping countries figure out how to tackle these issues to support their …
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GE.18-08204(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Report of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy on its second session Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 18 to 20 April 2018 United Nations TD/B/EDE/2/4 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Distr … 6 C. Working Group on Measuring 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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At the core of the initiative … eTrade for all Year in Review 2017-2018 Let’s make e-commerce inclusive and drive development (UNCTAD/DTL/NONE/2018/1) 09 Oct 2018, 16005.7 KB Digitalization and Trade: A holistic policy approach is needed - UNCTAD Policy Brief No. 64 (UNCTAD/PRESS/PB/2018/1 ) 10 Apr 2018, 421.4 … 28 Aug 2018 ADB-ESCAP Joint Workshop on e-Commerce - Session 6: E-solutions to facilitate e-commerce and cross-border e-commerce Bangkok Thailand …