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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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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 …

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/2018/10III 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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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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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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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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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 …

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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UNCTAD Technical Notes on ICT for Development N¢ª15 …

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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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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Geneva, 13 to 17 May 2019 Submissions from entities in the United Nations system and elsewhere on their efforts in 2018 to implement the outcome of the WSIS Submission by United Nations Industrial Development Organization This submission was prepared … tools for Industry 4.0 uptake by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs); the use of E-commerce; digital innovation ecosystem building for fostering Industry 4.0 technological learning and innovation; and fostering partnerships across the …
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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 …

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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