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Trade ministers make headway on digital economy policy ahead of G20 summit

June 08, 2019 at 11:37 AM
TSUKUBA, JAPAN – G20 trade negotiators on Saturday issued a joint statement on digital economy policies that Japanese officials hope will pave the way for plurilateral e-commerce talks to gain momentum at the broader G20 summit in Osaka in a few weeks. Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko said this weekend’s discussions provided the “political impetus to promote rule-making at the WTO on e-commerce” at the “next phase” in Osaka, Japan, June 28-29. The 12-page statement, which...

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