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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 …