Archive for Category: Cases & Projects

CHINA & TURKEY: BUILDING CROSS-BORDER ECOMMERCE MARKETS THROUGH BILATERAL INITIATIVES

COUNTRY: China, Turkey Expanding cross-border e-trade doesn’t always require multilateralism. There are also bilateral initiatives to build ecommerce markets where they have yet to be opened. One example is the China-Turkey cross-border ecommerce pilot lunched by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications of Turkey and National Development and...

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BURUNDI SHOP: USING ECOMMERCE PLATFORMS TO CUT SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS & STIMULATE MANUFACTURING

COUNTRY: Burundi In Burundi, a 2010 survey “Use of the Internet in Burundi” conducted by Burundi Internet General Applications Network (BIGAN) showed that more than 70 percent of respondents in rural communities felt that ecommerce can significantly address some of their business challenges, such as inadequate supply of...

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SMALL RURAL CLOTHING BUSINESS GOES INTERNATIONAL WITH AMAZON ECOMMERCE

COUNTRY:   Thailand Lanna Clothes Design started as a small woman-led business in rural Thailand. The owner was highly dependent on the tourist season for sales and had to travel extensively throughout the region to reach her customers in tourist centers and popular markets. Struggling to make ends...

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