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Executive Forum 2000

Export Development in the Digital Economy

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Summary of discussions held at Executive Forum 2000 organized by the International Trade Centre and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs in Montreux, Switzerland in September 2000 - focuses on the role and importance of digital economy in building and maintaining export performance in developing countries; assesses impact of e-trade on traditional export practices and explores how developing and transition economies have responded to competitive challenges of digital economy; examines conditions for a relevant national environment allowing sustainable and effective participation in digital economy; discusses short-term initiatives required to promote electronic competency and e-trade capability within public and private sectors; outlines role of national trade support institutions, and key concepts for strategy makers addressing national response to digital economy.

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Implications for the trade support institution

The digital economy has, for all intents and purposes, created a whole new world for the trade support institution. In many respects, the TSI is in much the same situation as its clients: it is now facing a new business proposition, and must respond with speed and efficiency, innovation and flexibility.

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