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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 purpose of Working Group on Consumer Protection in E-Commerce (E-commerce WG) is to provide a forum for representatives from consumer protection agencies and consumer associations of member States and other interested stakeholders to discuss the challenges faced by consumers and consumer protection institutions in e-commerce, to exchange experiences, best practices and case examples on how to address these challenges; and eventually come up …
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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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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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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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11 December 2018Continental free trade area to boost e-commerce in Africa High-level session at UNCTAD's Africa eCommerce Week shows that the continent has the potential to scale e-commerce enterprises - but its new free trade area will be key … 28 Aug 2018 ADB-ESCAP Joint Workshop on e-Commerce - Session 6: E-solutions to facilitate e-commerce and cross-border e-commerce Bangkok Thailand … UNCTAD E-Commerce Week 2018 Official launch of eTrade for All at UNCTAD 14 …

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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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 …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 …