Information Economy Report 2005

This report looks at recent events, trends and processes in the area of information and communication technologies (ICT) and identifies their major implications for the economic and social prospects of developing countries. Drawing on the results of UNCTAD´s work on measuring ICT usage, the Report provides the freshest information available about the adoption of ICT by enterprises in developing countries. The Report also explores policy options that developing countries might consider in order to maximize the contribution of ICT-based business and commerce applications to their national development goals.

UNCTAD secretariat
© United Nations, 2005, 276 pages ISBN 92-1-112679-7