SC Meeting on E-Commerce, the Digital Economy and WTO, 5 October 2018
Title: Meeting on E-Commerce, the Digital Economy and WTO
Date and Time: 5 October 2018, 1-5.30 PM
Venue: South Centre, Geneva
Organizer: The South Centre, Centre for WTO Studies and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Regulating Data [Case of India] – Parminder Singh and Anita Gurumurthy, IT for Change
Issues for consideration at the national level – Amb Xavier Carim, South Africa
The Moratorium on Customs Duties – Rashmi Banga, UNCTAD
What is happening in the plurilateral discussions on E-Commerce. What are the concerns, convergences and divergences? – Felipe Hees, Brazil
Impressions by Ambassadors or representatives on Developing countries’ Concerns and Strategies: [TBC – Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Rwanda, China, India, South Africa]
- What is behind the push for digital trade rules at the WTO?
- What policies are needed at the national level?
- Digital trade rules is an area mentioned in the proposals on ‘WTO reform’. Are developing countries ready for rules of the TPP variety?
- What to do with the current situation of multilateral / plurilateral discussions in E-Commerce?
Discussion and Q and A
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