The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) has become a new participant of both the WTO’s Information Technology Agreement (ITA) and ITA Expansion (ITA II), making it the first least developed country to join these agreements.
A WTO workshop to discuss developments in information and communications technology (ICT) will take place on 16 September in Geneva, according to today’s decision made at the meeting of the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) Committee.
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
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
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