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: 12/2/2016
Electronic commerce is still relatively unknown to Namibian consumers.  Though the number is growing, a minority (22 percent according to the International Telecommunication Union, 2015 figures) of Namibians enjoy access to the Internet. The government is formulating policies to regulate electronic commerce.  Internet banking and mobile (cell phone) banking are also available.

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