Till early 2023, 64.2 million MSMEs in Indonesia represented 96% of the labor pressure. Of those companies, about two-thirds are women-owned. Whereas not all of those are e-commerce companies, 24% of MSMEs (~17.5 million MSMEs) have used e-commerce in advertising their merchandise in 2021. This rising sub-segment of Indonesian companies represents a possibility for monetary providers suppliers. Nevertheless, there’s restricted knowledge accessible within the Indonesian market incorporating gender intentionality which can restrict ladies’s financial empowerment and create obstacles for higher inclusion of ladies e-commerce entrepreneurs.
Recognizing this, Ladies’s World Banking got down to perceive how ladies e-commerce entrepreneurs use e-commerce platforms to extend their financial engagement and enterprise progress. We additionally got down to acknowledge how digital and monetary providers suppliers and policymakers in Indonesia drive ladies entrepreneurs’ monetary inclusion and financial empowerment via e-commerce platforms.
The report is directed at authorities, e-commerce suppliers and monetary providers suppliers. It concludes with a matrix of actions and proposals for constructing higher design and implementation of digital and monetary applications, merchandise, and providers for girls e-commerce entrepreneurs in Indonesia. It’s accessible in English and Bahasa Indonesia.