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G7 trade ministers reaffirm commitment to digital trade principles

October 30, 2023 at 5:16 PM
Trade ministers from G7 countries have reaffirmed a commitment to high-level principles on digital trade, including a need to tackle “unjustified data localization measures,” days after the U.S., at the World Trade Organization, said it wanted to reassess its positions on how trade rules should address data localization, data flows and source code. In a statement issued on Sunday following the G7 trade ministerial in Osaka, Japan, the ministers outlined their shared commitments to facilitating digital trade and affirmed a...

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