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Digital economy agreements are a new frontier for trade – here's why

Digital economy agreements are the future of trade. Image: Getty Images

Michelle Warren

Fellow, Digital Trade, World Economic Forum

Ziyang Fan

Head of Digital Trade, World Economic Forum LLC

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Digital economy agreements are particularly beneficial for SMEs, who stand to gain the most from consistent, interoperable digital regulations.
Digital economy agreements are particularly beneficial for SMEs, who stand to gain the most from consistent, interoperable digital regulations. Image: Emergent Digital Fragmentation: The Perils of Unilateralism (2022) | Digital Policy Alert and Global Trade Alert

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While digital economy agreements are a relatively new phenomenon, they have already transformed the trade landscape and paved the way for other innovative approaches to regional trade cooperation.
While digital economy agreements are a relatively new phenomenon, they have already transformed the trade landscape and paved the way for other innovative approaches to regional trade cooperation. Image: e-Conomy SEA 2021 | Google, Temasek, Bain & Company

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