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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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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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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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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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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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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 … 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 PIFS members benefit from an eTrade Readiness Assessment as a first step towards developing a coherent regional e-commerce policy …
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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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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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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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GE.18-02669(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Item 2 of the provisional agenda Adoption of the agenda and organization of work Provisional agenda and annotations … Current gaps in e-commerce readiness, between and within countries, imply that benefits from e-commerce are not equally distributed …
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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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