The Working Group aims to advance cooperation on measuring electronic commerce (e-commerce) and the digital economy and enhance the availability, quality, comparability, usability and relevance of statistics on e-commerce and the digital economy, with a view to supporting evidence-based policymaking, in particular in developing countries.
The Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, at its fifth session in April 2022, agreed on the following topics for the third meeting of the Working Group:
- Progress in measuring work on e-commerce and the digital economy and knowledge resources by relevant international organizations;
- Defining the digital economy for statistical purposes;
- Mechanism to implement web scraping techniques and facilitate data transfers to produce official statistics on e-commerce and the digital economy;
- Measuring the gender dimension in e-commerce and the digital
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