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U.S.: E-commerce talks should focus on what can be done by year’s end  

October 26, 2023 at 8:28 AM
GENEVA -- The U.S. on Wednesday urged participants in the plurilateral World Trade Organization talks on e-commerce to focus on securing an achievable package by the end of the year, including by dropping unsupported ideas – an exhortation that came just after Washington dropped the surprise news that it would withdraw its support for proposals on data flows, data localization and source code. The joint statement initiative on e-commerce is being negotiated among more than 80 members, including the U.S.,...

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