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ITA expansion commitments

ITA expansion commitments

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A large majority of participants in the newly-expanded Information Technology Agreement (ITA) have now implemented their tariff commitments under the deal, with full implementation on track for the near future. Reporting on behalf of the
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ITA expansion negotiations

ITA expansion negotiations

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The last round of negotiations in the ITA expansion took place during the first two weeks of December 2015. Unfortunately, a deal was not reached. Capital delegates and Geneva-based delegates from 54 participating countries met
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Russia joins WTO’s ITA

Russia joins WTO’s ITA

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Today, the Committee of Participants in the Expansion of Trade in Information Technology Products confirmed that the Russian Federation has joined the WTO plurilateral agreement, becoming its 78th member. Russia joined the WTO
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ITA Committee meeting

ITA Committee meeting

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After the conclusion of the symposium, we continued with the ITA Committee meeting. At the outset, the Chairman had a brief recount of the symposium, where he stated the
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ITA 15th anniversary symposium

ITA 15th anniversary symposium

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Last week we had an ITA intensive schedule. The week began with a Symposium celebrating the 15th anniversary of the ITA. At the opening session, Pascal Lamy
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What is the World Trade Organization?

What is the World Trade Organization?

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a global intergovernmental organization, much like the United Nations (UN), and the only one of its type to deal with the rules of trade between
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