e-commerce negotiations at the WTO: an overview

At the 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires on 13 December 2017, 71 members signed a joint statement announcing their objective of “advancing electronic commerce work in the WTO” as a group. During the year 2018, members hold several meetings to initiate exploratory discussions towards future WTO negotiations on trade-related aspects of electronic commerce.

The following note provides an overview of the meetings and proposals tabled during this discussion phase: DOWNLOAD

Issues covered during the ensuing negotiation phase are examined in another note available here: DOWNLOAD

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