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Trade data for 2020 confirm growing importance of digital technologies during COVID-19
27 Oct 2021
ICT services grew to almost 14% of total services’ exports worldwide in 2020, while the long-term upward trend in digitally deliverable services trade rapidly accelerated.
Inequalities threaten wider divide as digital economy data flows surge
29 Sep 2021
Large power imbalances stalk the growing digital economy as major platforms reinforce their positions in the global data value chain.
Switzerland commits $4.4 million for UNCTAD’s e-commerce and digital economy work
14 Sep 2021
The funds will support activities that can enable more countries to engage in and benefit from the evolving digital economy.
UN agencies join forces to support inclusive digital economies in the Pacific
10 Sep 2021
They will work with other stakeholders to create a conducive market environment for digital innovations to thrive in the region, leaving no one behind in the process.
UNCTAD, IATA extend partnership to facilitate global trade
12 Aug 2021
The two organizations will leverage their leadership in their respective fields to boost e-commerce in developing countries through improved exchanges of trade data.
Businesses in Nepal tap e-commerce opportunities amid pandemic
28 Jul 2021
Government reforms and initiatives in response to an UNCTAD assessment of the Himalayan nation’s eTrade readiness have allowed businesses to capitalize on COVID-19-induced online opportunities.
Progress on Africa’s integration boosts prospects for economic transformation in Egypt
8 Jul 2021
Egypt needs to update its policy approach to economic transformation to fully benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Building communities of women digital entrepreneurs
1 Jul 2021
The UNCTAD-led eTrade for Women initiative is creating regional networks to help women digital entrepreneurs access the resources needed to succeed and contribute to sustainable development.
Global e-commerce partnership gains two new members
22 Jun 2021
The British Standards Institution and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East-Asia have joined the eTrade for all initiative.