2nd meeting of the Working Group on Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Working Group on Measuring E-commerce and the Digital Economy will hold its 2nd Meeting on 3 and 4 May 2021, at the Palace of Nations in Geneva.
The Working Group aims to advance cooperation on measuring electronic commerce (e-commerce) and the digital economy and enhance the availability, quality, comparability, usability, and relevance of statistics on e-commerce and the digital economy, with a view to supporting evidence-based policymaking, in particular in developing countries.
The Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, at its fourth session in October 2020, agreed on the following topics for the second meeting of the Working Group:
- Progress in measuring electronic commerce (e-commerce) and digital economy work by relevant international organizations.
- Next steps in the implementation of the revised UNCTAD Manual for the Production of Statistics on the Information Economy.
- The use of non-survey sources of data to supplement the traditional measurement of e-commerce and the digital economy.
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