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House Small Business chair: Digital reversal will hurt smaller businesses more

February 27, 2024 at 11:02 AM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative should reverse its new approach to digital trade, the House Small Business Committee chair argued on Monday, contending the agency’s policy will disproportionately impact small businesses. USTR last October announced it was withdrawing U.S. support for proposals on data flows, data localization source code and non-discrimination in World Trade Organization e-commerce talks as it sought “ policy space ” to encourage further development of domestic discussions on technology regulations. The move followed a...

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