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WTO e-commerce leaders call on members to accelerate work on text

November 20, 2020 at 1:42 PM
Japan, Australia and Singapore this week called on World Trade Organization members participating in the plurilateral e-commerce negotiations to pick up the pace -- particularly on converging issues like electronic signatures and authentication -- over the next two weeks. Parties could soon develop “clean text” in those and other areas, including consumer protection and spam, Japanese Ambassador to the WTO Kazuyuki Yamazaki said, according to a Nov. 17 statement issued by the WTO . Yamazaki said more progress was needed...

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