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U.S.-Japan digital trade agreement includes language mirroring USMCA provisions

October 7, 2019 at 7:08 PM
Editor's note: This story has been updated following initial publication to clarify that the digital agreement with Japan largely mirrors language in USMCA and its annexes. The digital trade deal struck between Washington and Tokyo includes language similar to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement's, including provisions on information and communication technology goods, taxation and security exceptions, according to the text of the agreement released on Monday. Accompanied by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, President Trump and Japanese Ambassador to the U.S...

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