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E-Commerce’s Impact on Employment and International Markets

B. Naresh, D. Bhanu Sree Reddy


The developed countries harvest their gains through electronic-commerce (E-commerce) in very short run, whereas the developing nations will be benefited only in the long run, due to lack of technology and information technology (IT) infrastructure. E-commerce has great impact on the international trade and the volume of trade is also being increased along with the emergence of e-commerce. It has both the positive and negative impact on the employment, i.e., the employments in e-commerce companies are increased and which in turn reduces the normal employment in trading sector and it also correlates the impact of e-commerce on the change in salary, new job opportunities and the business. E-commerce helps to enhance the relationship between the industries and the third parties. E-commerce has bought down the communication cost and cost incurred for collecting and processing of information. Thus, this study concentrates on the impact of e- commerce on the employment and the trade activities across borders.

Keywords: E-commerce, employment, international market, information technology

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Naresh B, Reddy DBS. E-Commerce’s Impact on Employment and International Markets. E - Commerce for Future & Trends. 2015; 2(2): 27–33p.

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