The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the World Economic Forum published the Africa E-commerce Agenda which sets out an action plan for the achievement of e-commerce on the African continent.
A study published by Deque Systems - a digital accessibility company and conducted by Nucleus Research shows that 70% of Internet websites in certain industries such as e-commerce, e-government, news and information, etc. are unavailable to visually impaired users.
The Delhi High Court has ruled that e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Healthkart and Snapdeal are not allowed to advertise, display and offer for sale the products of companies that are direct selling entities without their consent.
Amazon informed its customers that the Align nutritional supplements sold on its platform by third-party vendors were counterfeits. The company recommended its customers to stop using and disposing of the supplements in the US. Amazon does not know if any of its customers have ingested something dangerous.
Countries continue to advance their views about the topics that should be included under the informal plurilateral negotiations on e-commerce taking place at the WTO, which became known as the Joint Statement Initiative (JSI), after the adoption of the Joint Statement on Electronic Co
The Indonesian government is drafting a regulation to curb the imports of consumer goods through e-commerce platforms.
The Cambodian government approved two draft laws, on e-commerce and consumer protection.
UNCTAD and the China Silk Road Group signed an agreement to deliver online dispute resolution to consumers in south-east Asia to improve international trade and electronic commerce.
WTO Director-General called on the international community to ensure that e-commerce is a force for inclusion
Speaking in a session on ‘Making e-commerce work for all’ at the Global Review of Aid for Trade, WTO Director-Gen