DHL Joins ITC To Improve E-commerce In Africa

| May 11, 2016

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The extended partnership will focus on strengthening trade facilitation and logistics in developing countries to facilitate e-commerce.wpid-DHL-300x144.jpgThe announcement was made by ITC Executive Director Arancha González and Stefano Arganese, Chief Executive Officer, DHL Freight Central Eastern Southern Europe and Americas, Middle East, Africa, at ‘Connecting African Enterprises to the World of e-Commerce’, an event held today on the fringes of the World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali, Rwanda.‘I am extremely pleased to extend our partnership with DHL to also comprise e-commerce for African business,’ said Ms. González. ‘As the digital economy rapidly expands, it is providing evermore opportunities for companies – especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – to take part in the global economy. Technology is a game changer for SMEs. Size, landlockedness and distance can be overcome with innovation and technology. By any measure, e-commerce is big business. It represents a major change in the way that trade is conducted and offers great potential to help achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.’

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