Jordan begins implementing national e-commerce strategy

Jordan begins implementing national e-commerce strategy
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AMMAN — The Council of Ministers, headed by Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh, adopted the Jordan National E-Commerce Strategy in its session on Sunday, setting up the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Supply to begin implementing the 2023–2025 strategy in cooperation with related parties.اضافة اعلان

The strategy's goal is to create a prudent environment for e-commerce that attracts investment and business, provides better income opportunities for Jordanians, and enhances the competitiveness of micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises and their entrepreneurs through e-commerce solutions and modern technologies for trading locally and globally, local news outlets reported.

E-commerce in three stagesThe strategy will be implemented through three stages over a 10-year timeframe, in line with Jordan's Economic Modernization Vision. The first stage will take place from 2023 to 2025 and focus on establishing a national mechanism for e-commerce activities in Jordan.

This stage will include the launching of pilot projects related to e-commerce to enhance the competitiveness of micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises, as well as a review of the current legal and regulatory framework to create an empowering environment for electronic commerce in the Kingdom.

The second stage of the strategy will take place from 2026 to 2029 and aims to create a competitive environment in the field of ecommerce, building on the expected outcomes from the first stage of the strategy.

The goal of the third stage, running from 2030 to 2033, is to develop a leading competitive advantage and adapt emerging e-commerce technologies to make Jordan one of the fastest-growing e-commerce centers in the region.

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