Business Indicators and Balance of Payments
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Frequency of release: Ad-hoc
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
There is a need to measure and monitor e-commerce from the perspectives of both policy and measuring the economy. From a policy perspective there is growing interest in measuring and monitoring domestic and cross-border e-commerce. In relation to the measurement of the economy the increasing transition to the purchase of e-services, such as digital downloads and applications (apps) (many of which are imported) necessitates the need to continuously review and improve data sources.
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