White Papers on Policy, Technology and Programmatic Solutions to Enable Ecommerce Development
Kati Suominen and Michael Poor
The purpose of this report is to promote dialogue on concrete policy and technology solutions to accelerate the interoperability of digital payments in the Asia-Pacific, in order to support MSMEs’ crossborder ecommerce.
This white paper discusses the creation and adoption of a self-sovereign corporate digital IDs to enable especially developing country MSMEs to onboard B2B marketplaces, access financial and trade services, and build trust with trading partners.
Kati Suominen, Barbara Kotschwar, Erica Libertelli, Maria Luisa Boyce, Erica Vambell
This paper explores how the Covid-19 crisis created greater gender disparities in the Latin American and Caribbean regions through disproportionately affecting women, and proposes ways that governments can support and empower women in the Covid-19 economic recovery.
Kati Suominen, Erica Vambell, Mariah Furtek
This report maps the adoption of 130 policies conducive to MSME ecommerce in 10 major policy areas in 52 countries, most of them developing and emerging nations of Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Latin America.
This paper, co-sponsored by eTrade Alliance partner Visa, is a data-driven roadmap for governments, corporations, and the international development community to optimize capacity-building work to enable women-led firms sell online and thrive in the global digital economy.
Kati Suominen and Erica Vambell
The purpose of this report is to contribute to the growing discussions on cross-border data transfer policies in Africa, and to discuss regional data transfer policies that are compatible with the aims of free trade and MSME cross-border ecommerce.