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Webb Fontaine to kick-off second webinar of the series on Technology & Trade in the Middle East: Challenges & Opportunities

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Webb Fontaine, a leading provider of trade facilitation solutions based on artificial intelligence and the latest generation of advanced IT systems, will host a webinar to examine the advancement of the region’s trade and customs sectors.

Webb Fontaine Technology and Commerce in the Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities (PRNewsfoto / Webb Fontaine)

Webb Fontaine Technology and Commerce in the Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities (PRNewsfoto / Webb Fontaine)

Under the title ‘Technology and Commerce in the middle East: Challenges & Opportunities “, the extensive online event discusses in detail the key areas of this enormously important industry and their effects on the national and regional economy.

The webinar, which will take place on 14. 14 o’clock GST, focuses on three carefully selected topics for conversation:

  • The current situation of middle East Import and export and expected growth

  • The role that technology must play in the growth and development of trade in the region

  • The opportunities and challenges of trade in the region and the importance of technology

The role that technology must play in the growth and development of trade in the region

The need to accelerate digital transformation across the region’s commerce and customs industries has accelerated due to the pandemic and the myriad of ways in which businesses have been forced to adapt.

The process of digital transformation is changing and shaping the face of economic and social development worldwide. The pandemic has accelerated this phenomenon in a way and to an extent that could not have been imagined a year ago. Digital commerce as part of this process has become increasingly important as opportunities have increased for businesses and governments in Middle Eastern countries.

The webinar will examine how advanced services, including single window systems, have been hugely successful in accelerating border processes, keeping regional commerce moving, and enabling increasing use of e-commerce and virtual controls to address time-consuming bottlenecks Avoiding hubs and enabling fast processing of goods from a single source.

The opportunities and challenges of trade in the region and the importance of technology

The trade and customs sectors stand ready to emerge empowered from the disruption caused by COVID-19, with countries and units showing impressive agility to ensure key delivery lines are maintained. The webinar will discuss how engaging in digital solutions can accelerate recovery and usher in a new and more efficient approach to trading on a regional and global scale.

Topics that the webinar panel will unpack will include how to continue investing in digital systems and advanced technologies, and who, whether in industry or government, is promoting a continuation of those ambitions.

Alioune Ciss, CEO of Webb Fontaine, said: “Webb Fontaines’ Technology, Digitalization and Trade in the middle East‘The webinar will bring together some of the most respected executives, seasoned thinkers and innovators in the trade and customs industries to examine some of the key issues affecting the sector in the region. The past two years have been an unprecedented time in which the industry has seen major and often dramatic upheaval caused by the rapid pace of advancement towards digital solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The insights, opinions, ideas and advice offered in these webinars will help inspire and shape decisions that will be felt at the heart of our industry for years to come. “

The technology and commerce in the middle East Webinar is broadcast September 14th register at the following link: https://apo-opa.com/webbpub2/

These thought-provoking webinars are part of a larger series of ThinkTanks designed to deliver powerful insights and enable stakeholders and consumers to participate in knowledge sharing and the delivery of specific business strategies.

About Webb Fontaine

Webb Fontaine is an AI company reshaping the future of commerce. Trusted by governments around the world and Webb Fontaine provides industry-wide solutions to accelerate retail development and modernization. The company uses unique technologies, including artificial intelligence, to enable countries to lead the future of trade.

Knowledge transfer is at the heart of Webb Fontaine; consists of a team of experts who work worldwide and empower local communities and governments.

As an industry leader with the largest research and development centers in the industry, Webb Fontaine is constantly developing international trade practices that connect countries, borders and people.

www.webbfontaine.com

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