E-Commerce and the Digital Economy Trade Policy at Work

E-Commerce: What have small developing countries prioritised in Trade Agreements?

In recent years, e-commerce has been firmly introduced on the agenda of trade policy makers from developing countries, including through regional and other trade agreements. Even small, non-emerging developing countries have adopted e-commerce provisions in over thirty RTAs. This briefing paper identifies the approaches smaller developing countries have taken in negotiating such agreements, as well as the potential implications at the policy and regulatory levels for them.