Reforms needed to boost e-commerce in Pakistan

World Bank Senior Economist Gonzalo Valera has said that the World Bank is keen to help the commerce ministry with e-commerce reforms.

She shared these views during an online dialogue on ‘E-commerce the scope and facilitation’ organized by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute.

Participants of the seminar were of the view that e-commerce offers huge scope and potential for Pakistani markets, however, the right policy reforms and facilitations by the government could play a key role in tapping the real potential of this crucial component of business and trade.

Speaking on the occasion, USAID Chief of Party Hussan Bano Burki said that timely implementation of e-commerce policy could enable Pakistani market to benefit from opportunities in the digital space that is available to local and foreign firms.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan