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Trade Rep Issues Statement on Joint Statement on Electronic Commerce

Jan 25, 2019 - Targeted News Service

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued the following statement regarding the Joint Statement on the Electronic Commerce agreed to and issued by 76 World Trade Organization members including the U.S. on the margins of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland:

"The United States is pleased that the initial exploratory work on digital trade issues at the WTO in 2018 was productive. The digital economy is a powerful force for global economic growth.

"The ...