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: 6/26/2017
The GON recognizes the important role that e-commerce can play in trade development and has made the development of information technology a priority.  Over the past four years, an increasing amount of business has been conducted via the e-commerce medium.  However, due to the limitations on broadband within the country, the proportion of business conducted via e-commerce is still relatively small compared to traditional brick-and-mortar retail.
 
An independent e-marketing platform is available in Niger through the Chamber of Commerce.  Inquiries regarding the use of e-commerce should be directed toward the Chamber of Commerce.

 

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