Pacific Trade looks to strengthen E-commerce as a driver for economic development post COVID-19

The workshop, part of the Pacific E-commerce Initiative, is enabling trade officials across the region to unpack findings of a Pacific E-commerce assessment, and a sub-regional assessment for the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). These discussions will feed into a Pacific E-Commerce Strategy aiming to lift engagement in digital trade.

Pacific nations urged to prioritise connectivity

Speaking at the World Trade Organization, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Regional workshop in Nadi, Fiji last week, SPTO Chief Executive Officer Chris Cocker said the internet continues to revolutionise tourism marketing and product distribution globally.

However, the Pacific tourism industry has failed in many aspects to keep pace with the level of technological change.

Building Pacific Women in Business Capacities in E- Commerce

For small businesses in the Pacific, exporting to international markets is not easy, and operating export businesses can be hugely challenging.

However, the landscape is changing with the growing trend of e-commerce – distances are closing in around us, and challenges are being overcome.

Instagram makes E-Commerce push with new tools for businesses

On Tuesday, the Facebook owned photo-and-video sharing service unveiled new features to make it easier for businesses to analyze and run ad campaigns through its mobile app.