Digital Trade

Total 19 Posts

U.S. Trade Rep. Comments on Chinese Data Regulation

At an event at the Council on Foreign Relations today, when asked about the U.S. position on international negotiations on digital trade rules, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai offered her perspective on Chinese data regulation.

Trade in Travel Service Rebounds Quickly in China; More Focus on Services Trade

Data from China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) shows that over the first ten months of 2023, services trade totaled 5.34 trillion yuan (about US$750 billion), with imports growing nearly a quarter, thanks to the recovery of travel services. Meanwhile, Beijing is trying to expand digital services

Shanghai Issues Details on E-Commerce Pilot Program

This week the Shanghai government released a detailed plan with 19 measures to establish a pilot zone for e-commerce. The project aims at creating "a highland for international cooperation in the digital economy", and plays "an important role in the high-quality development" of the China-led Belt

China to Host Second Global Digital Trade Expo

China's digitally delivered services trade grew 10.4% this year, and the cross-border e-commerce grew 14.4%.

China E-Commerce Trade Grew 7.1% in 2022

Officials of China's General Administration of Customs (GACC) said last month that in 2022, China's cross-border e-commerce imports and exports exceeded 2 trillion yuan for the first time, an increase of 7.1% over 2021. Its continued expansion may face headwinds as the United States is

Local Chinese Government Issues Supporting Rules for Cross-Border E-Commerce

A district government in Shenzhen has rolled out new measures to support the development of cross-border e-commerce, focusing on "attracting investment, supporting logistical and technological development, strengthening financial services," and other areas, using incentives such as rewards, subsidies and other policy tools.

Facing Trade Headwinds, Beijing Pushes for E-Commerce

A Chinese commerce official recently said that China's trade is facing growing uncertainties. In response, the Chinese government announced several measures to boost trade, including some to facilitate cross-border e-commerce.
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