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GE.18-13339(E)  Trade and Development Board Sixty-fifth session, part I Geneva, 4–8 and 25 and 26 June 2018 Report of the Trade and Development Board on its sixty-fifth session, part I Held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 4 to 8 and 25 and 26 June 2018 Report to the United Nations General Assembly * Reissued for technical reasons on 18 September 2018 … Topic and guiding questions for the third session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy …
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Home Meetings Group of Experts: E-commerce and the Dig … The Intergovernmental Expert Group (IGE) on E-commerce and the Digital Economy is held in conjunction with the UNCTAD eCommerce Week … This involves discussions on possible opportunities from e-commerce and digital economy as well as how to deal with associated challenges and risks … 18-20 Apr 2018 Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, Second session Geneva Switzerland …

101UNCTAD INSIGHTSFDI in the digital economy: a shift to asset-light international footprintsBruno Casella and Lorenzo Formenti*The digital economy is becoming an ever more important part of the world economy … It is revolutionizing the way we do … solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of the United Nations.102 TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS Volume 25, 2018, Number 1 is changing the way goods and services are produced, paving the way to a fourth industrial revolution that will …
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Risk of widening divides Different e-commerce transactions … Global B2B and B2C global revenues, 2012-13 B2C e-commerce growing fast especially in developing countries B2C e-commerce sales, by region, 2013 and 2018 ($ billions) Source: eMarketer, July 2014 … Cross-border e-commerce is still an under-developed market in Europe: 61% of consumers feel more confident buying online from their own country than from another EU country (38%) (The 2015 edition of the Consumer Scoreboard …
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activities carried out by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), by pillar of work, between the second quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, as well as lessons learned and policy recommendations for the way forward … 3. Following the 2018 triennial review of the LDC category and decisions by the Economic and Social Council in June 2018, the overall landscape of countries’ graduation from the category is as follows:1 (a) Five cases of upcoming graduation: Angola …
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(signed) Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General of UNCTAD 15 February 2018 Short courses on key international economic issues for delegates from permanent missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva and the World Trade Organization First semester 2018 UNCTAD course descriptions and programme Assessing the e-trade readiness of the least developed countries for the promotion of … Therefore, they cannot effectively leverage e-commerce to seize economic opportunities …
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mobile Internet users 361 million online shoppers e-business enterprises Real Economy B2C B2C Driving force of Chinese E-Commerce C2B The application of internet technology Innovation The challenge brings by the E-commerce The challenge brings by the E-commerce The challenge brings by the E-commerce The challenge brings by the E-commerce The challenge brings by the E-commerce China will fully promote the law-based governance of the country; move more swiftly to build an innovative, clean …
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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, the new UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy … Unit of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) programme in Nepal for their guidance and kind advice before, during and after the eTrade readiness assessment in-country mission and for providing access to the most updated e-commerce data …
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Session 6: Closing session Item 5 -Provisional agenda for the third session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy (IGE) Item 6 -Adoption of the report of the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy 17.00-18.00 Closing session of the E-commerce Week 2018 3
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TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2018 POWER, PLATFORMS AND THE FREE TRADE DELUSION Chapter III ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN A DIGITAL WORLD: PROSPECTS, PITFALLS AND POLICY OPTIONS UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT New York and Geneva, 201869 … governance of these chains, the structure of markets, the bargaining power of local A. IntroductionTRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2018: POWER, PLATFORMS AND THE FREE TRADE DELUSION 70 firms and policymakers and the policies employed to effect a more …
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UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2018/2NOTE 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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INFORMATION ECONOMY REPORT 2015 UNI T ED NAT IONS CONF E R ENCE ON T R ADE AND DE V E LOPMENT EMBARGO The contents of this Report must not be quoted or summarized in the print, broadcast or electronic media before 24 March 2015, 17:00 hours GMTUNI T ED NAT IONS CONF E R ENCE ON T R ADE AND DE V E LOPMENT New York and Geneva 2015 INFORMATION ECONOMY REPORT 2015ii INFORMATION ECONOMY REPORT 2015 NOTE … and challenges faced by enterprises in developing countries that wish to access and use e-commerce
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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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I. Development of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows In 2018, global FDI inflows decreased by more than 10% compared to 2017, to USD 1.3 trillion.3 The drop was largely due to the 2017 US tax reform which prompted US parent companies to repatriate large amounts of earnings held with foreign affiliates.4 FDI inflows to developed economies fell by slightly more than 25% in 2018 while inflows to developing economies were stable … In 2018, major sources of FDI worldwide were Japan, China, and France …
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Most of the $US25 trillion in online sales in 2015 took place in developed economies -- with the exception of China, no developing or transition economy is among the top 10 e-commerce markets … The objective of the project is to promote best practices and evidence-based policies on e-commerce by delivering capacity-building activities at two levels on e-commerce: Best Practices in e-Commerce; and Strengthening Capacities on Digital Authentication Methods …

the Whole (third informal meeting, phase II) 10 April Short courses for Geneva-based delegates 13 April (a.m.) E-commerce Week 20182 16–20 April Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, second session (within UNCTAD E-commerce Week 2018) 18–20 April Global Commodities Forum (Building skills for sustainable development) 23–24 April Multi-year Expert Meeting on …
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raise awareness, enhance synergies, and increase the scale of existing and new efforts by the development community to strengthen the ability of developing countries to engage in and benefit from e-commerce by addressing seven relevant policy areas … 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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The contents of this report must not be quoted or summarized in the print, broadcast, electronic or social media before 20 November 2018, 1700 GMT UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT New York and Geneva, 2018 Entrepreneurship for Structural Transformation – Beyond Business as Usual THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES REPORT 2018 OVERVIEWNOTE Symbols of United Nations documents are composed of capital letters with figures …
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Added of E the Value Added of E the Value Added of E the Value Added of E the Value Added of E-Commerce in Africa Commerce in Africa Commerce in AfricaCommerce in Africa Commerce in Africa 18th April 201818th April 201818th April 2018 18th April 201818th April 2018 18th April 201818th April 201818th April 201818th April 201818th April 201818th April 2018UPU.IB UPU.IBUPU main rolerole …
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GE.18-12159(E)  Trade and Development Board Sixty-fifth session, part II Geneva, 1–4 October 2018 Item 4 of the provisional agenda Economic development in Africa Activities undertaken by UNCTAD in support of Africa Report by the Secretary-General of UNCTAD Executive summary This report covers the activities carried out by UNCTAD in support of Africa from May 2017 to April 2018
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