This study assess the readiness of digital markets in the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) for harmonisation with the EU’s Digital Single Market. The study evaluates the level of digital market infrastructures, regulation and services development focusing on six priority areas: Network and Information Security and Cyber-security, Electronic Identification and Trust Services, eCustoms, eCommerce for SMEs, Digital Skills, and Telecom Rules.

The study was produced by the EU-funded project ‘Short term high quality studies to support activities under the Eastern Partnership – HiQSTEP’