E-Commerce Seminar: Opportunities and challenges in the e-playing field
CCS organised the seminar which was attended by more than 150 participants from wide ranging business sectors. Speakers, from public and private sectors, as well as practitioners and businesses in the industry, shared valuable insights on how to ride the e-Commerce wave and navigate the competition landscape in Singapore and regionally.
Mr. Toh Han Li, Chief Executive of CCS, shared his perspective on how a level e-playing field is essential to encourage and facilitate companies to embark on their e-Commerce journey. CCS also hoped that the idea of a level e-Commerce playing field can move across national boundaries and be extended to the ASEAN Economic Community to help businesses leverage on growth opportunities in the e-commerce market.
Mr. Toh said,
"Within CCS, we recognise that a level e-playing field would be essential to encourage and facilitate companies to embark on their e-Commerce journey. Impediments to the e-Commerce level playing field include business practices by incumbents which may have the effect of stifling the growth of companies’ e-Commerce expansion plans, and thus be considered anti-competitive."
"At the same time, businesses that have successfully innovated should be entitled to reap the rewards in such markets. We also hope that the idea of a level e-Commerce playing field can move across national boundaries and be extended to the ASEAN Economic Community and the vision of a single market integration.”
Read the key findings from the E-Commerce Research Report here.