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The Emergence of E-Commerce Sites and Its Contribution towards the Economic Growth of Bangladesh: A Quantitative Study


  • Ahmed Imran KABIR
  • Jayeesa BOSU
  • Sajidul MOHSIN
  • Rayhan HAMIM


This paper aims examine the impact of e-commerce sites on the economic growth in Bangladesh. It also tries to portray the entire scenario of growing e-commerce site and its pros and cons which relates with the national economy. The internet is new window of opportunity for business minded people. E-commerce is anything that contains web enabled transaction. Not only big enterprises but also small and medium enterprises have adopted e-business platform. The scope of e-commerce sites growth is likely to lead to GDP growth and affect the national economic growth. Fruitfulness is stronger in developing country but if government considers e-commerce growth then it’s not far away when e-commerce site will be one of the most promising factor that increases National GDP. The result of this study shows that there is a strong positive relationship between all the e-commerce site factors (independent variable) and economic growth (dependent variable) in Bangladesh. Also the result of correlation shows that the relationship among all the independent variables is significant as well.

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  • Ahmed Imran KABIR & Md. JAKOWAN & Jayeesa BOSU & Sajidul MOHSIN & Rayhan HAMIM, 2020. "The Emergence of E-Commerce Sites and Its Contribution towards the Economic Growth of Bangladesh: A Quantitative Study," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 24(3), pages 40-53.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:24:y:2020:i:3:p:40-53

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