G20 Digital Ministers Unveil Roadmap, Trade Priorities

April 13, 2017

Ministers from the Group of 20 (G20) major advanced and emerging economies met in the German city of Düsseldorf from 6-7 April for talks on how to expand internet access and support the development of the digital economy, including through trade. This meeting of “digital economy ministers” marks a notable first for the G20, building on earlier work within that framework under the previous Chinese presidency of the group on trying to build cooperation among governments in this area.

 

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Topics: ELECTRONIC COMMERCE DIGITAL ECONOMY G20

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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