We seek business clarity on digital trade and the preservation of open markets.
Global trade meant the exchange of physical goods like steel and lumber for decades, but now more of these goods are digital.
In 2016, U.S. exports of ICT-enabled service exports, not including digital goods, totaled $404 billion. (Source: U.S. International Trade Commission, Global Digital Trade 1: Market Opportunities and Key Foreign Trade Restrictions, Publication Number: 4716, Investigation Number: 332-561, August 2017) The U.S. had a trade digitally-enabled service surplus with Europe of $74 billion with $185 billion of exports and $111 billion in imports.
Internet infrastructure services have created unparalleled access to goods, information, and services, providing a level playing field for businesses around the world to access global markets. (Source: Pg 25, AmCham, “EU THE TRANSATLANTIC ECONOMY 2018 – Annual Survey of Jobs, Trade and Investment between the United States and Europe”)
Recent Updates On Trade Policy
Find out what the House and Senate are up to leading up to the August recess.
Following the G20 summit in Japan, a joint paper by eco and i2Coalition emphasizes the importance of a new transatlantic data protection agreement.
i2Coaltion to Represent the Internet Infrastructure Industry at Internet Governance Forum – USA (IGF-USA) in July
At a time when leadership in Internet governance seems to be at an all-time high, thought leaders from civil society, […]
Find out what CIRA is up to beyond being the official .CA registry and DNS provider, and how being “in-between” the US and Europe provides an interesting and important perspective when it comes to public Internet policy.
Our partner organization, the European Internet Services Providers Association (EuroISPA) provided us the following European policy recap for May 2019. May 2019 […]
Free Speech Or Hate Speech: Should Online Due Diligence Change? Join the Discussion at RightsCon on June 12
Hate groups all too often go to the Internet to quickly spread their offensive messages. It often falls to service […]
i2Coalition is Among Organizations Offering Recommendations for Upcoming G20 Trade & Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (“i2Coalition”) is among the organizations supporting a list of recommended outcomes in advance of the G20 […]
The Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) is a forum of US and EU consumer organizations which develops and agrees on joint […]
Last week, we completed a trilogy of Transatlantic Dialogues we had started with eco Association earlier this year on the critical and impending issue of the future of EU-US Privacy Shield.
Protocol Labs Lawyer and Software Developer Ian Darrow Explains How the Internet Could Use an Upgrade Protocol Labs is a […]
Alissa Starzak & Caroline Greer Talk Global Internet Public Policy
Our partner, the European Internet Services Providers Association (EuroISPA) provided us the following European policy recap for April 2019. Overview The […]