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Citing OECD, 12 WTO members tout benefits of e-commerce moratorium

March 30, 2020 at 5:29 PM
A dozen World Trade Organization members are touting the economic benefits of the moratorium against customs duties on electronic transmissions for both developing and developed countries -- just two weeks after India and South Africa argued it prevents developing countries from taking advantage of digital industrialization. In a WTO submission made public on Friday, the countries cite a November publication from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, summarizing the argument that “the overall benefits of duty free electronic transmissions...


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