E-commerce opportunities growing in developing world

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UNCTAD launched the Information Economy Report 2015: Unlocking the Potential of E-commerce for Developing Countries. Image: UNCTAD

The opportunities for businesses and consumers in the developing world to benefit from e-commerce are growing according to the UN’s trade and development agency, UNCTAD.

The agency’s latest Information Economy Report, released on Tuesday, focuses on the potential opportunities and risks of on-line buying, selling and trading.

Sub-Saharan Africa is one area where growth is being predicted.

Daniel Dickinson reports.

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