Tuesday, 13 July 2021

US mulls digital trade deal to counter China in Asia

The Biden administration is considering a digital trade agreement covering Indo-Pacific economies as the United States seeks ways to check China's influence in the region, Bloomberg News reported late on Monday. The pact could include countries such as Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The trillion dollar weapon in the US-China tech stock war The details of the potential agreement are still being drafted, but could set out standards for the digital economy, including rules on the use of data, trade facilitation and electronic customs arrangements, the report said. While no decisions have been reached yet,  the White House wants to strangthen its relationship with the Indo-Pacific region in many areas, including digital trade - reports Bloomberg.

from Latest Technology News, Tech News Pakistan | eTribune

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