0 comments on “How Is Digital Economy Growth Driving Amazing Utility Demand? (Digitalist)”

How Is Digital Economy Growth Driving Amazing Utility Demand? (Digitalist)

The United Nations projects that the world’s population will reach 9.8 billion by the year 2050 and 11.2 billion by 2100. Though our world is far from a humanitarian utopia, much of the Third World is developing. The digital economy is growing in ways…

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UNCTAD’s E-Commerce Week Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms – 16-20 April 2018, Geneva

UNCTAD UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week, now in its fourth edition, is today the leading forum for Ministers, senior government officials, CEOs and other business representatives, international organizations, development banks, academics and civil society to discuss the development opportunities and challenges associated…

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Digital economy data gap risks widening inequalities, UNCTAD says

According to UNCTAD, those least prepared for the digital economy have less data on which to base policy decisions, threatening to widen the gap between the "haves" and the "have nots". A lack of data on how companies operate in…

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BRICS Business Council to focus on digital economy, measures to remove administrative barriers

(SHANGHAI, March 27) The BRICS Business Council will focus on developing measures to promote digital economy and remove excessively complex administrative barriers during the chairmanship of South Africa, President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergey Katyrin, who…

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Belarus’ Digital Economy Development Ordinance comes into force

Ordinance No. 8 on digital economy development dated 21 December 2017 comes into force on 28 March, BelTA informs. The document has been drafted on the instruction of the head of state by the administration of Belarus' Hi-Tech Park (HTP),…

0 comments on “Event – A New Economy for Middle East and North Africa Countries: Youth, Technology and Finance (Algeria)”

Event – A New Economy for Middle East and North Africa Countries: Youth, Technology and Finance (Algeria)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will have to create hundreds of millions of new jobs over the next three decades. This challenge presents an opportunity for the region to transform its economies and harness both the creativity of its…

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Georgia develops $40m National Innovation Ecosystem project

Georgia is trying to increase the innovative activities of firms and individuals and their participation in the digital economy by developing the National Innovation Ecosystem (GENIE). The total cost of the GENIE project, which will support innovative ideas and start-ups…

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Malaysia – Digital economy expected to contribute 20% to GDP by 2020

Digital economy, one of the major contributors to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), is expected to achieve a target of 20 per cent by 2020 compared to 18.2 per cent in  2016. Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Jailani Johari said in line with the…

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European Commission – Fair Taxation of the Digital Economy

On 21 March 2018, the European Commission proposed new rules to ensure that digital business activities are taxed in a fair and growth-friendly way in the EU. What is the Commission proposing? The Commission has made two legislative proposals: The…