BAB Director of Policy & Trade Emanuel Adam Responds to WTO Digital Trade Moratorium Extension

Emanuel Adam, Director of Policy & Trade published the following statement in response to news that World Trade Organisation (WTO) members had agreed an extension on a digital trade tariffs moratorium.

“We welcome the news today that WTO members have agreed to extend the moratorium on digital trade tariffs. We have made clear that the imposition of tariffs on digital products is not conducive to fostering a growing and innovative global economy.

“The digitalization of trade flows needs to be fully embraced, recognizing that the distinction between the offline and online worlds is increasingly losing its meaning.”

Read more about our digital trade priorities for the transatlantic corridor and beyond in our recently published white paper, Moving the Bar