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India, South Africa question WTO e-commerce moratorium ahead of MC12

November 9, 2021 at 4:40 PM
India and South Africa this week re-upped their concerns about the World Trade Organization moratorium on imposing customs duties on electronic transmissions, a signal that the push to extend the moratorium at the upcoming 12th ministerial conference is not yet settled. Many WTO members support the moratorium and an extension. Some, including the U.S., want to see it made permanent. But a handful of developing countries, like India and South Africa, are concerned it does more harm than good for...


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