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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Measuring domestic and cross-border e-commerce UNCTAD Working Group on Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy First Meeting 3 -4 December 2019 Geneva, SwitzerlandContents … domestic firms b) Overseas sales by domestic firms c) Overseas purchases by consumers 3. Official vs. unofficial B2C e-commerce value Business surveys11 4 3 Enterprises' turnover from EDI-type sales Enterprises' turnover from web sales -B2B and B2G Enterprises' turnover from web sales -B2C Percentage of turnover, 2018 All …
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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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There is a growing interest from developing countries–especially from Least Developed Countries (LDCs)–to assess their readiness to engage in e-commerce … 09 December 2019Myanmar to receive support from UNCTAD to develop its e-commerce strategy The Government of Myanmar recently launched an ambitious project funded by the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) to leverage e-commerce as a source of growth for its services sector and for transitioning to a more digital economy …

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 Technical Notes on ICT for Development N¢ª15 …

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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Access to financing As part of the initiative, demand-driven assessments are envisaged to provide a rapid 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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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) 04 Oct 2018, 1915.5 …

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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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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17 April 2018Regulation must steer not stifle innovation, UN e-commerce event hears Governments must strike the right balance between pushing innovation in the digital economy and regulating a sector which has lost people's trust 17 April 2018Digital skills, not connectivity, drive women’s empowerment, experts say Speakers at E-commerce Week’s ministerial roundtable say that without the right digital skills in hand, getting women and girls online …