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Global efforts needed to spread digital economy benefits, UN report says
4 Sep 2019
Digital wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few US- and China-based platforms. The gap between the under-connected and the hyper-digitalized countries will widen and worsen inequalities if unaddressed, says new UN report.
Lesotho ready to channel its growth to go digital
25 Jun 2019
New report on Lesotho shows how the small, mountainous nation could unlock its digital market to diversify its economy.
Survey says people don't trust the Internet, what needs to change?
11 Jun 2019
More trust in the internet is needed if the digital economy is to become a viable development tool for developing nations.
Digital investment starts at home
3 Jun 2019
Governments called on to apply the same approaches to building start-up ecosystems as they do for foreign direct investment.
No-deal Brexit: the trade winners and losers
9 Apr 2019
New research by UNCTAD points to the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on the UK's trading partners, including developing nations.
Secure identities can boost inclusivity in the digital economy
5 Apr 2019
As countries use digital identities to spur e-commerce, they should ensure the human rights of the people they seek to serve are protected.
Countries discuss proposed WTO talks to boost e-commerce
5 Apr 2019
UNCTAD is ready to support developing countries to maximize the development benefits of e-commerce, as they mull over proposed negotiations within the WTO.
Global team needed to tackle eCommerce rules, data
3 Apr 2019
Everyone is affected by the rules and the realisms of trading business or personal data online, but unprecedented cooperation is needed to manage this impact.