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Botswana launches strategy to diversify economy through e-commerce
29 Oct 2021
Botswana gears up to diversify its economy by moving from mining minerals to mining knowledge.
Azerbaijan lays out plans for e-commerce growth at Baku forum
9 Oct 2018
A historic place on the Silk Road and full state support gives Azerbaijan an e-commerce boost as delegates to the first Baku E-Trade Forum found out.
Egypt offers example of how developing countries can plan for e-commerce
19 Apr 2018
By developing a national strategy with UNCTAD expertise and private sector support, Egypt’s government plans to harness online opportunities.
Egypt: new e-commerce strategy aims to double online businesses
27 Dec 2017
Since 2015, Egypt’s government has worked with UNCTAD to boost e-commerce in the Arab-speaking world's most populous market, where most business is still done offline.
Egypt poised to accelerate e-commerce growth with new national strategy
20 Mar 2017
Egypt should leverage the strengths of its ICT sector – including its skilled workforce and competitiveness as a regional centre for business process outsourcing - to position itself for strong e-commerce growth
Small businesses in Egypt can benefit more from e-commerce, new survey shows
24 Jan 2017
Just one in 10 small handicraft businesses in Egypt currently use the Internet and even fewer sell their products online. These are some of the findings of a new survey conducted by UNCTAD and Egypt's government as part of the development of a National E-commerce Strategy for Egypt.
Egypt tackling bottlenecks to growth of electronic payments
14 Apr 2016
Egypt is making headway in growing the rate of credit and debit card penetration and galvanizing mobile payments for e-commerce, but bottlenecks remain. Addressing these bottlenecks was the focus of a recent UNCTAD/World Bank fact-finding mission to assess the status of payments for e-commerce in the country.
UNCTAD to support Government of Egypt in developing a national e-commerce strategy
30 Nov 2015
At the request of Egypt's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and with the support from MasterCard, UNCTAD launched an ICT Policy Review to assist Egypt in developing its national e-commerce strategy.
UNCTAD releases model ICT policy review framework
14 Apr 2014
In an increasingly inter-connected world economy, government policies which effectively leverage information and communications technologies (ICTs) to promote economic growth and socioeconomic benefits are crucial. However, designing and implementing such policies can be a challenge for many developing countries.