Archive for Category: Insights

Read report: Pakistan’s experience in public-private dialogue to create ecommerce strategy

In 2016, the Prime Minister of Pakistan assigned the task to Ministry of Commerce to frame a comprehensive National E-Commerce Policy Framework in consultation with all stakeholders including the private sector. Ministry of Commerce, being abreast of the importance of the role of private sector in the formulation of...

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Business community with strong showing at UNCTAD’s eCommerce Week

Business for eTrade’s founding members showed up in great numbers at the UNCTAD’s 16-20 April 2018 eCommerce Week, and organized several panels to bring business insight into ecommerce policy and development debates: E-Commerce and Women Empowerment in Developing Countries   Organized by Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services...

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Alliance for eTrade Development Publishes New Report on SMEs’ Use of Platforms for Trade

In September 2017, Business for eTrade formed a new Alliance for eTrade Development, a PPP between U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and four companies – King & Spalding, Google, PayPal, and eBay. The Alliance has released its report, Expanding Developing Country SMEs’ Use of Platforms for Trade, which maps out...

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Business for eTrade Partners with BASIS in High-Level Policy Event in Bangladesh – see videos

On 20 February 2018, Business for eTrade partnered with Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) at BASIS SoftExpo 2018 to host three high-level policy sessions related to current priorities in the Bangladeshi government. Please see videos in the below links. Net neutrality: Summary and Video Future Innovation in...

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Mobile Money, e-Commerce Providers, and the Potential for Growth in Southeast Asia

The GSMA, a worldwide representative of mobile operators, recently explored the ways in which mobile money and e-commerce providers may be uniquely integrated in various collaborations, particularly in partnerships in Southeast Asia. In 2016, there were millions of active users of e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asia, stimulating revenues...

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