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Indonesia joins WTO e-commerce talks despite opposition to permanent moratorium

December 13, 2019 at 1:54 PM
GENEVA -- Indonesia has joined World Trade Organization plurilateral talks on electronic commerce while arguing that a moratorium on imposing duties on electronic transmissions should not be made permanent -- the opposite of the stance of many other participants including the U.S. “While the moratorium on the imposition of customs duties was agreed by WTO members in 1998, and continues to this day, Indonesia believes that the moratorium should not be preserved permanently,” the country argued in a Nov. 21...

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