Electronic Commerce (e-commerce) is the exchange of information or business transactions using any form of electronic communication. It can also be referred to as an electronic transaction.  e-Commerce accounts for US$ 1. 3 trillion of the World’s economy. eCommerce allows local businesses to broaden their markets well beyond Philippine shores.  Personal e-commerce can easily be achieved by Filipinos through any of the numerous buy and sell site currently available.  While businesses can setup their own e-commerce facility using their own websites.

More information on how to start with e-commerce can be found on the Digital Filipino website, a site created by Filipino e-commerce advocate Ms. Janet Toral.