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
The Internet Infrastructure Industry Is Protecting Digital Trust and Fighting COVID-19 Related Fraud
In this time of crisis, we keep the Internet going, but also ensure it is trustworthy, open, safe and secure. […]
The March 19, 2020, guidance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) declared what […]
Your update on important Internet policy issues OUTLOOK The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has halted indefinitely Congressional activity on tech sector-related […]
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) mourns the loss of respected industry entrepreneur Karl Zimmerman, who was the CEO and Founder […]
Washington DC; March 5th, 2020 – Today, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham and Senator Richard Blumenthal introduced the “Eliminating […]
After years in the the Internet security industry, tech entrepreneur Sebastian Schaub saw a need to provide privacy as a […]
Your update on important Internet policy issues for the period from mid-January to mid-February 2020 OUTLOOK Congressional work on tech […]
In an era where online privacy is a key concern, a lot of people may wonder how WHOIS – the […]
Impending Changes to India’s Internet Intermediary Rules Raise Concern for Indian Technology Innovation, Free Speech and Global Competitiveness
Impending Changes to India’s Internet Intermediary Rules Raise Concern for Indian Technology Innovation, Free Speech and Global Competitiveness India is […]
— PRESS RELEASE — Washington D.C., January 29, 2020 – President Donald Trump signed into U.S. law a new North American […]
Your legislative update on important Internet policy issues for the period from mid-December 2019 to mid-January 2020. OUTLOOK In 2020, […]
PRESS RELEASE (For Immediate Release) The organization representing Internet infrastructure providers supports provisions in the USMCA that benefit the digital […]