Bringing SMEs onto the e-Commerce Highway is a publication of the International Trade Centre (ITC). The report provides practical guidance on how to ensure that the opportunities posed by e-commerce are accessible to SMEs, especially those in developing countries.
It also identifies the bottlenecks and requirements of e-commerce participation and presents examples of best practices in regulating cross-border e-commerce.
The publication further details competitiveness issues in each segment of the cross-border e-commerce process chain, and provides a checklist of the essential ingredients for SME success in cross-border e-commerce. Finally, it reviews global cross-border e-commerce and offers a deeper analysis of selected economies.
It serves as a starting point for a public-private dialogue on e-commerce, especially on SMEs in developing countries.