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WTO members continue work toward consolidated e-commerce text

April 14, 2020 at 1:01 PM
As countries grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, which has greatly restricted World Trade Organization operations, members are continuing work on new rules governing electronic commerce, according to a Geneva official and other sources. The 80 members involved in the e-commerce negotiations had been aiming to complete a consolidated negotiating text by the 12th WTO ministerial, which was scheduled for June in Kazakhstan but has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. WTO officials are aiming to reschedule the conference for...

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