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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RURAL TAOBAO: ALIBABA’S CORE RURAL ECOMMERCE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE

COUNTRY: China “Rural Taobao” is Alibaba Group’s core business in respect to rural e-commerce development. It aims to promote two- way trade between China’s rural and urban regions by removing bottlenecks in logistics and information flow. Alibaba Group does so by building rural e-commerce infrastructure at the county...

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TAOBAO: ECOMMERCE PLATFORM HELPS MOUNTAIN FARMERS IN CHINA’S HENAN PROVINCE

COUNTRY: China Running time: 5:51 To help poor farmers join the modern economy, entrepreneurs are introducing e-commerce to rural China, giving farmers access to wider markets and higher prices for their produce. To witness their progress, Alizila News visited the Taihang Mountains in China’s Henan Province, spending...

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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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JUMIA GROUP: CHANGING TRADERS’ LIVES VIA ECOMMERCE IN AFRICA

COUNTRY: Cameroon https://youtu.be/WsuaeYdSXjQ Running time: 4:02 Language: French The Jumia Group, formerly Kaymu, is an online platform that has helped to economically empower tens of thousands of traders in Africa in the past 3 years through e-commerce. Jumia helps traders take advantage of e-commerce by educating...

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EBAY AND ITC PARTNERSHIP TO HELP SMEs IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH ECOMMERCE

COUNTRY: worldwide eBay has entered into a partnership with the International Trade Center to help SMEs in developing countries to take advantage of the opportunities offered by global digital commerce. Under the agreement, the eBay marketplace provides export-ready companies supported by ITC’s e-Solutions program the opportunity to connect with...

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