B2B E-Commerce Expected to Multiply


While researchers disagree on how swiftly electronic commerce between companies is growing, they all say the ongoing expansion is huge and won’t level off anytime soon. According to a conservative forecast, worldwide online business-to-business transactions will soar to $2,700 billion by 2004, up from $226 billion in 2000.

 
Spending varied greatly by industry

   
Most e-commerce technology budgets to rise

   
Company size not an issue

Source: eMarketer, Inc., New York, www.emarketer.com , 2001.

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