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Australian envoy: IPEF countries must strike balance on digital trade

July 11, 2023 at 12:40 PM
Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity countries must seek to balance trade-liberalizing measures with certain protections as they hash out contentious -- and critical -- rules on digital trade, Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kevin Rudd said on Monday, urging skeptics to get behind IPEF rather than “rail against it.” “As we move towards the APEC meeting in San Francisco this November, we should -- all of us -- be putting our shoulders to the wheel to craft an effectively balanced...

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