EC Report: Economic Analysis of the Single Market for an Information Society

This report reveals how ICT, e-Business and e-Commerce can be powerful tools to boost European economic growth and integration. For instance, cross-border trade between Member States has increased thanks to ICT infrastructure, skills and usage. However, the study also highlights the significant variation between European countries in this field and the necessity of government support for countries lagging behind. Member States with higher levels of infrastructure and ICT usage should also benefit from continuing support in order to implement a comprehensive institutional and legal framework for ICT and e-Business. Read the Full Report