Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Erik van der Marel, PhD, Philip Lamprecht, PhD, Hanna Deringer, Fredrik Erixon

Boosting Trade in Services in the Digitalisation Era

Potentials and Obstacles

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Trade with digital services has been growing quickly over the last years. But Germany is using its potential in this area only insufficiently: in a ranking of 28 advanced economies it only made the 19th place. The reason for this poor placement is lacking infrastructure but also a hesitancy of firms and consumers to use the new technologies.

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