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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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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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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/6FINDINGS UNDER THE SEVEN eTRADE FOR ALL POLICY AREAS 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 … It also monitors the global state of e-commerce legislation (unctad.org/cyberlawtracker … E-commerce readiness assessment and strategy formulation …
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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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Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-Commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, Switzerland, 18-20 April 2018 Contribution by THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN Done by: Shakhzodjon Kurbonov The Ministry for Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan -2 -"Development of e-commerce … The rapid growth in number of Internet users around the world has promoted further development of e-commerce
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GE.18-02670(E)  Trade and Development Board Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy Second session Geneva, 18–20 April 2018 Item 4 of the provisional agenda Working Group on Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy Note by the UNCTAD secretariat Executive summary The present concept note addresses item 4 of the provisional agenda for the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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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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i Independent evaluation of the project eTrade for all Evaluation and Monitoring Unit September 2019 *This report was commissioned by … The independent evaluation was included as part of the agreement between UNCTAD and the Government of Finland, which contributed EURO 500,000 to the project for 24 months between 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018 … The evaluation results pertain to all contributions from 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018 and are not limited to the contribution of the Government of …
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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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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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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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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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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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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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developing nations: Opportunities for growth and challenges 3–4.30 p.m. New data and best practice policy ideas for inclusive online commerce 4.30–6 p.m. E-commerce: A tool for a connected economy E 1014/16 2–3 p.m. Discover “My eTrade for all” (MyeT4a) Thursday, 19 April 2018 10–11.30 a.m. Enabling e-commerce: Opening the door for small and medium-sized enterprises 11.30 a.m.–1 p.m. What does digital trade mean for industrialization …
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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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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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TD/B/EDE/3/2 2 Introduction 1. At its sixty-fifth session, part I, held from 4 to 8 and 25 and 26 June 2018, the Trade and Development Board decided that the focus of the third session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy should be on the value and role of data in electronic commerce (e-commerce) and the digital economy and its implications for inclusive trade and development (see TD/B/65(1)/9, annex IV …
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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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