Digital trade is growing rapidly, and regulators are trying to keep up. Concerns about privacy, consumer protection and national security demand regulatory attention, but too much regulation risks stifling digital trade. Current-generation trade agreements need to find the right balance between regulatory and liberal approaches to e-commerce. This paper looks at how five leading digital economies (Canada, the European Union, Japan, Singapore and the United States) are using regional trade agreements to address concerns while enhancing trade.
Mitigating global fragmentation in digital trade governance: a case study
PublisherDigital economy International trade Trade agreements Regulatory instruments Regulatory standards Business regulation Canada United States of America Japan Singapore European Union
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Centre for International Governance Innovation 2023
Access Rights Type:
CIGI Paper No. 270
1 Feb 2023