Trade

The Unites States needs to develop a better response to counter China’s use of censorship as a non-tariff barrier to trade, and to deter other countries that may seek to replicate the practice.
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June 30, 2020
The Unites States needs to develop a better response to counter China’s use of censorship as a non-tariff barrier to trade, and to deter other countries that may seek to replicate the practice.
June 30, 2020
The core argument that users create value is wrong. The distribution of taxable profits between countries normally reflects where value is created. The export of a product or service, whether digital or analog, usually does not create additional value and profits from imports into a country are normally not subject to corporate income tax.
June 29, 2020
There is a vibrant debate underway in Washington about how to respond to China, particularly its “innovation mercantilist” policies.
June 12, 2020
ITIF submitted comments focusing on the Commission whitepaper’s proposal for an ex ante conformity assessment framework to verify and ensure that certain mandatory requirements applicable to high-risk applications of artificial intelligence are met and how this would act as a barrier to trade.
June 4, 2020
Writing for the World Economic Forum (WEF), Nigel Cory and WEF Digital Trade Fellow Mike Gallaher, summarize a recent report they authored for WEF that enumerates key steps policymakers should take to support cross-border payments and digital trade growth.
June 2, 2020
A World Economic Forum report—produced with extensive research contributions from ITIF—analyzes key barriers and challenges to cross-border payments and recommends how to overcome them to support global trade.
May 26, 2020
German philosopher Hegel postulated that history progresses through thesis, antithesis and then synthesis. Today we are seeing the first two dynamics with trade policy and attitudes towards globalization; we desperately need the third.
May 26, 2020
The WTO can’t afford to put negotiations on hold during COVID-19—it needs to turn from laggard to leader in moving to digital operations.
May 22, 2020
Stephen Ezell presented to the International Republican Institute of Serbia on economic policy responses countries should make to the coming COVID-19 recessions and how they can do so while positioning themselves for long-term innovation and future prosperity.
May 21, 2020
Rob Atkinson and Clyde Prestowitz explain in the Washington Post why it is important for America and its allies to consider such measure as Beijing is trying to intimidate foreign governments.

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