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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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of Least Developed Countries: Policy Impact and Way Forward 17 Assessments finalized (2017-2019) 8 In progress (2018-2019) 12 Additional requests received Benin Cambodia Lao PDR Nepal Myanmar Bangladesh Madagascar Uganda Zambia Ivory Coast Malawi … The eT Ready Programme is part of the eTrade for all initiative (etradeforall.org), which offers an online space to learn about e-commerce related capacity-building programmes offered by the 30 development partners members of the initiative …
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How do countries rank in the UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index and how can they improve … 28 March 2018Risks and benefits of data-driven economics in focus at UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week Under the theme “Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms”, UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week 2018 will explore the growing role of digital platforms and concrete steps to harnessing these evolving technologies for … 16-20 Apr 2018 E-Commerce Week 2018: Development Dimension of Digital Platforms Geneva Switzerland …

UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/3NOTE iii 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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At the Buenos Aires Ministerial Conference in December 2018, WTO Ministers adopted a Decision that called for the continuation of the E-commerce Work Programme and renewed the moratorium on customs duties on electronic transmissions … Information and experience sharing on the developments in e-commerce and regulatory efforts to create an enabling e-commerce environment is becoming a more integral feature of the Work Programme …
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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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07 December 2015Capacity-building needed to harmonize e-commerce legislation in the ECOWAS region An assessment of the state of e-commerce legislation in the Economic Community of West African States revealed that progress has been made in harmonizing … Towards e-commerce legal harmonization in the Caribbean (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2017/9) 26 Mar 2018, 1259.8 KB Study on the harmonization of cyberlegislation in Latin America (UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2015/4) 05 Oct 2016 …

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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 …

The assessments have also benefitted from inputs by eTrade for all partners.E-COMMERCE READINESS ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY FORMULATION KEY FINDINGS 1. Countries lack a unifying vision on ecommerce 2. Development of e-commerce policies, initiatives and activities is fragmented 3. Public-private dialogue is underutilized Although policymakers in Africa recognize the potential benefits of e-commerce, the overall understanding of the sector is uneven and often very low … The ecommerce agenda tends to be …
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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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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/1NOTE iii 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 … The resulting reports will serve as a valuable input to these countries’ involvement in various discussions related to e-commerce and digital trade, the new UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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GE.18-02310(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Item 3 of the provisional agenda Fostering development gains from domestic and cross-border e-commerce in developing countries Fostering development gains from e-commerce … Current gaps in terms of e-commerce readiness, between and within countries, imply that benefits from e-commerce are not equally distributed …
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COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD) Twenty-first session Geneva, 14 to 18 May 2018 Submissions from entities in the United Nations system and elsewhere on their efforts in 2017 to implement the outcome of the WSIS Submission … There is a risk that the … The UNCTAD Business-to-Consumer E-commerce Index 2017 ranked countries based on their e-commerce readiness.2 The Index draws on data on Internet use, secure servers, financial inclusion and the reliability of postal deliveries …
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Trade and Development Board Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission Expert Meeting on Cyberlaws and Regulations for Enhancing E-commerce, Including Case Studies and Lessons Learned Geneva, 25–27 March 2015 Item 3 of the provisional agenda Cyberlaws and regulations for enhancing e-commerce: Case studies and lessons learned Note by the UNCTAD secretariat Summary Electronic transactions are of growing importance to … One important application of ICT is in the area of e-commerce
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Progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society at the regional and international levels Implementing World Summit on the Information Society outcomes, 2018 E/CN.16/2019/CRP.2 Distr … This report on developments during 2018 complements the Secretary-General’s formal report on progress made in implementing the World Summit on the Information Society outcomes (A/74/62-E/2019/6). 2. Information and communications technologies have …
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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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19 4 CROSS-BORDER E-COMMERCE ESTIMATES … Business-to-Business (B2B) e-commerce accounts for the dominant share of global e-commerce and is therefore also likely to be the most important component of cross-border sales online (UNCTAD 2015a … However, as data on B2B e-commerce are generally scarce, attention is also given to consumer-oriented shopping (i.e. Business to Consumer (B2C) and Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C) (see Box 1.1). In general, there is scant information on cross-border e-commerce
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Report 2017: Digitalization, Trade and Development (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.17.II.D.8, New York and Geneva); and UNCTAD, 2018, Fostering development gains from e-commerce and digital platforms, TD/B/EDE/2/2, Geneva, 14 February … has created potential opportunities for new trade types (in digitally traded products, services and tasks) and for more traditional trade using e-commerce and other online platforms to better match buyers and sellers and to make products more visible …
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