Digital platforms and e-commerce can raise productivity, employment, and wages in the services sector.
Blog posts on "e-commerce"
“Internet plus agriculture" can revitalize the country’s villages and boost productivity – if the government and the private sector work together.
Social media is a potential game-changer for online sales in Southeast Asia’s nascent e-commerce market.
ASEAN has not made sufficient progress on connectivity, e-commerce, and technology-driven human capital ahead of 4IR.
An analysis of the online presence of 300 Samoan websites offers a glimpse into how Pacific SMEs operate in the digital space.
There is no single or simple solution to ensure SMEs benefit from regional integration schemes – ASEAN economies need to fix key productivity, regulatory, infrastructure, and financing gaps.
Regional solutions within Asia, reinforced by boosting inter-regional trade and investment with Europe as an engine of global growth, can help counter the threats to globalization.
CAREC countries are making progress toward enabling e-commerce as automation improves, infrastructure spreads to rural areas, and regional cooperation promotes cross-border exchanges.
Even if their agendas seem alike, neither the content of the Trans-Pacific Partnership nor the process of the talks can provide a positive stimulus for the Doha Development Agenda trade negotiations.