GENEVA, Oct. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- October 6, 2016, in Geneva, Switzerland, at the World Trade Organization meeting, the International Trade Centre released their flagship report titled SME Competitiveness Outlook, Meeting the Standards for Trade; the report features a written thought leader contribution from DHgate.com Founder and CEO Diane Wang, which details the effects of cross-border e-commerce on SMEs and SME competitiveness.
Ms. Wang's thought leader contribution is titled "The Standards and Regulations of Cross-Border E-commerce Trade and Their Effect on SME Competitiveness," and highlights high survival and success rates for small-and-medium sized traditional trading companies who adopt technology, as opposed to those who do not; how trust and safety is a necessity for cross-border e-commerce platforms, and due to increasing rates of adoption, cross-border e-commerce platforms are becoming the de facto regulators of international trade; and then highlights DHgate.com's use of Trust and Safety mechanisms.
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the only development agency that is fully dedicated to supporting the internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Established in 1964, the International Trade Centre (ITC) is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations.
DHgate.com is the first to market and the biggest transactional cross-border B2B e-commerce marketplace in China, aiming to provide global buyers with quality products at competitive prices. Founded in 2004, DHgate.com has approximately 12 million global buyers from 230 countries and regions, with 1.4 million global sellers offering 40 million products. DHgate.com's business enables buyers to directly access global manufacturers of the world's top brands with rich product selections. DHgate.com is an all-in-one platform with integrated services for international logistics, cross-border payments, internet financing, etc. DHgate.com's US, UK, Spain, and UAE product distribution warehouses allow for 24 hour delivery and convenient product returns & refunds, bringing great convenience to buyers at http://www.dhgate.com.
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