ITC Report Analyzes Africa’s E-Commerce Potential | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD


The International Trade Centre (ICT) has released a report that analyzes opportunities for integrating online marketplaces in Africa with African economies. The report finds an increase in Africa’s use of digital trade in response to COVID-19 restrictions, and emphasizes the “vast untapped potential” of online marketplaces in Africa.

The publication titled, ‘Business and Policy Insights: Mapping e-Marketplaces in Africa,’ uses a new ITC database of online marketplaces across Africa to examine the extent of e-commerce on the continent. Overall, Africa has 631 online…



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