February 8

Netherlands Commits $10 Million for UNCTAD’s Work on Digital Economy, Business and Investment Facilitation

The Netherlands will provide $10 million to UNCTAD to help developing countries benefit more from e-commerce and the digital economy and facilitate business and investment.

UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan and Liesje Schreinemacher, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands, signed an agreement on 17 January for the financial contribution.

“We greatly appreciate the Netherlands’ increased support for our work on e-commerce and the digital economy, and business and investment facilitation,” Ms. Grynspan said.

Photo courtesy of Bill Oxford.

Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (link opens in a new window)

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