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Analysts: Trade deals must include ‘flexible’ rules on evolving digital trade

February 14, 2019 at 2:21 PM
New trade agreements should address digital trade in a way that is flexible and allows continued evolution while still achieving the policy aims, including privacy protection, of individual countries, analysts said Thursday. There is “rapid evolution” in the digital trade policy space and the guidelines in trade deals will have to keep up, said Joseph Whitlock, director of policy at BSA | The Software Alliance. Whitlock, speaking at a Washington International Trade Association event, pointed to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, World...

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