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MC13: Abu Dhabi

E-commerce moratorium linked to definitional discussion, stoking business fears

February 28, 2024 at 10:38 AM
ABU DHABI -- A deal to renew the World Trade Organization’s moratorium on electronic commerce duties likely will include language on an e-commerce work program requiring that members define the parameters of the temporary ban -- a move industry stakeholders fear could make future renewals even more difficult. Negotiations on e-commerce will begin in earnest here at the 13th ministerial conference on Thursday -- the last scheduled day of a ministerial many expect will be extended one more day. New...

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