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Congress should ratify the proposed USMCA and in particular support its provision requiring 10 years of data protection for biologic drugs. The result will be a more competitive U.S. biopharmaceutical industry, more high-paying American jobs and more incentives to produce new cures.
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August 14, 2017
Across 13 Latin American countries that had protectionist policies in place in 2005, these policies had no effect on innovation, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
July 31, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative regarding the administration’s investigation into the performance of America’s trade agreements and the policies of its trading partners.
June 29, 2017
In a presentation at the Pacific Alliance Forum in Cali, Colombia, Rob Atkinson provides a detailed set of recommendations for Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru to successfully forge a digital market alliance for their region.
June 27, 2017
Speaking in Geneva at the “ITA at 20 Forum,” Stephen Ezell explained how accession to the Information Technology Agreement can benefit developing countries.
June 12, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the U.S. Trade Representative on priority issues during the renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
June 5, 2017
Speaking to a gathering of representatives from foreign embassies to the United States, Stephen Ezell explained how acceding to the Information Technology Agreement can spur economic growth in developing nations.
May 22, 2017
By reducing costs, the ITA leads to increased use of ICT goods, which spurs productivity and economic growth while deepening enterprises’ participation in global value chains. This generates new tax revenues to partially or fully offset tariff losses.
May 18, 2017
Sustained trade deficits represent debts that future generations must repay, testified Stephen Ezell before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
May 11, 2017
ITIF submitted comments to the Chinese State Internet Information Office on a draft circular that covered requirements for the handling of personal and other important data.
May 10, 2017
ITIF submitted comments to the International Trade Administration pursuant to the Trump administration's investigation of significant trade deficits with certain nations.

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