e-commerce | digital economy
Technology and environmental sustainability are among the key issues that Singapore, Mexico, and other Pacific Alliance members are discussing in the context of a new PA-Singapore trade agreement.
The European Union and Japan have agreed on increased cooperation to develop digital technologies, cyber security and artificial intelligence.
Australia expects to sign a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement with India by the year-end, which will include a deal on digital trade that it said will further facilitate bilateral trade.
The platform has been in its pilot phase for about 18 months in Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, Cameroon and Senegal, and will now be integrated in 22 countries.
ISDS in Latin America is here to stay. While disputes in sectors such as pensions and telecoms are becoming more common in the region, we expect to see a ripening of COVID-related, tech and energy disputes.
The “digital trade agenda” would see the ability of governments to regulate big tech in the public interest severely curtailed.
Digital trade rules to be prominent part of talks, Tehan says. Ministers looking to meet in April or May to work on details.
The European Union has just announced reaching an agreement in principle with the US on a revived trans-Atlantic data flows deal.
Australia’s proposed anti-defamation laws seek to require social media platforms to establish nominated Australian entities that can access user data for users who post potential defamatory material
The UK International Trade Secretary joined her counterpart in Singapore to sign groundbreaking digital trade deal and strengthen trade ties.
The US Chamber of Commerce identifies a group of countries, including Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Taiwan, the UK and ASEAN.
More than a month after the world’s largest trade pact came into force, questions remain over its practical application and potential benefits for small businesses, the e-commerce sector and workers.
The new free-trade agreement with Australia could be setting the precedents for what a modern digital trade policy will look like for the UK.
A groundbreaking UK-Japan digital free trade agreement sets the foundations for a closer merging of their economies over the coming decade.
Intellectual Property protection and enforcement, standards, tariffs on several products, and data protection are among the key issues that would dominate the India-UK FTA.
Singapore and South Korea have concluded negotiations on the Korea-Singapore Digital Partnership Agreement (KSDPA), establishing forward looking digital trade rules and norms to promote interoperability between digital systems.
Britain said it had agreed a digital trade deal with Singapore, the first digitally-focussed trade pact signed by a European nation.
Singapore and Europe commenced talks in Brussels to strengthen bilateral digital trade, with a longer-term goal of advancing towards a digital partnership.
The Morrison government is pushing the Biden administration to strike a digital free trade agreement with democracies across the Indo-Pacific in a bid to counter China’s “digital authoritarianism”.