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Chamber official: USTR’s digital trade shift not ‘well-vetted’

November 13, 2023 at 4:34 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s decision to rescind its support of proposals on data and source code in World Trade Organization e-commerce talks was not “well-vetted,” the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s senior vice president for international policy said on Monday, contending that several other U.S. agencies were “protesting” the decision behind the scenes. USTR last month announced it would end its support for e-commerce proposals on data flows, data localization and source code in the plurilateral e-commerce negotiations...

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