Trade

Nearly 20 years after joining the World Trade Organization, China remains woefully short of meeting a broad range of commitments and responsibilities, to the detriment of both its trading partners and the international economic system.
Trade
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July 26, 2021
Nearly 20 years after joining the World Trade Organization, China remains woefully short of meeting a broad range of commitments and responsibilities, to the detriment of both its trading partners and the international economic system.
July 20, 2021
ITIF hosted a panel discussion on a new report on global data localization and what policymakers need to develop new rules, norms, frameworks, and agreements to support data flows.
July 19, 2021
Data-localization policies are spreading rapidly around the world. This measurably reduces trade, slows productivity, and increases prices for affected industries. Like-minded nations must work together to stem the tide and build an open, rules-based, and innovative digital economy.
June 24, 2021
Censorship is becoming a growing non-tariff barrier to trade. A lot is at stake for the United States, because it is the world leader in the services that make up the digital economy and in the creative sectors that produce movies, TV shows, video games, e-books, and other content.
June 21, 2021
Latecomers to the global research industry, such as China, have especially high improvements in innovation quality from global collaboration, because well-developed research economies have the most valuable innovations to share.
June 17, 2021
Bill C-10 would classify streaming services, user-generated content sites, and similar services as “broadcasters,” providing the CRTC broad control over how these Internet-based services operate in Canada.
June 17, 2021
If the Biden administration wants to support the innovation and growth in the burgeoning fintech and payment services sector, it needs to send a clear message that countries cannot use regulatory policies disguised as barriers to protect local firms.
June 12, 2021
Stephen Ezell gave a keynote presentation to the Alpha-1 Foundation 2021 Annual Conference addressing policy priorities to ensure continued American life-sciences innovation leadership.
June 11, 2021
The United States needs to shift from an approach to power trade that is based on advancing U.S. foreign policy interests to an approach that focuses on advancing U.S. competitive advantage against China, especially in critical advanced technology sectors.
June 10, 2021
China’s long-standing and rampant “innovation mercantilist” policies harm global innovation by taking market share and revenues from more-innovative foreign competitors, thereby diminishing the res

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