The economic value of new digital technologies is pushing key Peruvian sectors to implement a range of digital strategies and investments to increase operational efficiency and transform their relationships with customers and clients.
Economic update | Report: How is Egypt’s digital transformation agenda playing out in light of Covid-19?
While the Covid-19 pandemic severely impacted economies around the world as hospitals reached capacity, business activity slowed, and restrictions were placed on the movement of people and goods, recent reforms provided Egypt with a more secure economic base for resilience in the face of crisis.
Economic update | Report: How important will Indonesia’s digital economy be for long-term, inclusive growth?
Indonesia’s economy experienced a milder slowdown in 2020 than its ASEAN-5 neighbours, according the IMF’s April 2021 World Economic Outlook, and also fared better than 16 other G20 members.
A recent report has highlighted the significant potential of Nigeria’s burgeoning tech start-up scene, but also outlined a series of limitations that need to be addressed for the segment to emerge as a true engine of the country’s recovery from Covid-19.
Egypt, the only country in the Middle East and North Africa not to enter recession during 2020, already exhibited a strong acceleration in digitalisation during the years leading up to the pandemic. However, as with many countries in the region, the Covid-19 outbreak has led to unprecedented and fundamental changes across all industries, largely as a result of digitalisation.
The coronavirus pandemic triggered an e-commerce boom in sub-Saharan Africa, alongside the rest of the world. With a global recovery under way, the question now is: can that growth be sustained?