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WTO: Permanent import duty ban challenges e-commerce deal 

The final draft text of the so-called ‘joint statement initiative’ agreement on electronic commerce includes a commitment to refrain from imposing import duties on e-commerce transactions.  If agreed, all 90 negotiation participants will not place tariffs on e-commerce transactions even if the current general World Trade Organization moratorium expires as …

E-commerce & services MC13

Alert: MC13 – end of e-commerce moratorium in 2 years, fish no-deal

The World Trade Organisation ministerial conference in Abu Dhabi has ended an announcement that the e-commerce moratorium will expire at the next ministerial meeting scheduled to be held in Cameroon in 2026. The moratorium has place informally since 1998 and has been renewed every at every ministerial conference since then. …