Digital technologies are rapidly transforming the world as we know it. Across the APEC region, mature and emerging economies are all making important digitalisation strides. From online government services, smart cities and digital identities to e-commerce, mobile banking, and electronic payment, the region’s economies are prioritising the development of data-powered economic models.
This Primer on Economic Integration Issues Posed by the Digital Economy aims to contribute to the thinking and efforts of APEC to accurately frame and therefore be better able to address the many cross-cutting challenges arising from the spread of the digital economy.
Read the full report here.
This report was authored by Grace Gown and Peter Lovelock with the support of John Ure, Jonathan Gonzalez, Nimisha Tailor, Gareth Tan andSam Perks.
See the infographic below explaining Economic Integration in APEC, Digital Economy and Digital Trade.