Policy Dimensions
Market openness

Share of businesses making e-commerce sales that sell across borders

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More firms are buying and selling online than ever before, including across borders, opening up new markets and increasing productivity through lower prices and access to a larger variety of goods and services. This indicator measures businesses using e-commerce to sell to customers in other countries as a share of all businesses making e-commerce sales. An e-commerce sale refers to the sale of goods or services conducted over computer networks by methods specifically designed for the purpose of receiving or placing orders. It provides an indication of the potential to boost growth and consumer welfare.


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