Describes how widely e-Commerce is used, the primary sectors that sell through e-commerce, and how much product/service in each sector is sold through e-commerce versus brick-and-mortar retail. Includes what a company needs to know to take advantage of e-commerce in the local market and , reputable, prominent B2B websites.
Last Published: 3/5/2018
The legal framework for E-commerce in Montenegro includes the E-commerce Law (2004), Electronic Document Law (2008) and the Electronic Signature Law (2005). Since June 2014, the most prominent online payment system in the world, PayPal is available in Montenegro.   The adopted legislation promotes the secure and efficient utilization of electronic communication by specifying requirements for certain electronic signatures and authorizing the issuance of certificates for electronic signatures.

Statistics regarding the use of computers, broadband penetration, and e-commerce are improving. According to Internet World Stats (IWS), 61 percent of Montenegrins are frequent users of the Internet.  Due to the increased consumer awareness and the demand for products, B2C sites have grown in the past few years. Today there are websites for online banking, bill payment, consumer products, and grocery shopping available in Montenegro.

 

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