There are questions about whether China can meet the high standards set forth under the DEPA trade pact, which aims to provide a benchmark for digital trade rules. Image: Shutterstock
There are questions about whether China can meet the high standards set forth under the DEPA trade pact, which aims to provide a benchmark for digital trade rules. Image: Shutterstock
China trade

China’s interest in DEPA digital trade pact raises questions about ‘domestic reforms’ and what could be the next big multilateral deal

  • Analysts and trade experts weigh in on China’s bid to join yet another economic pact that could draw interest on a global scale
  • DEPA is a dedicated digital trade agreement covering areas such as data e-commerce solicitations, e-documents, electronic identities, privacy and data retention

Topic |   China trade
There are questions about whether China can meet the high standards set forth under the DEPA trade pact, which aims to provide a benchmark for digital trade rules. Image: Shutterstock
There are questions about whether China can meet the high standards set forth under the DEPA trade pact, which aims to provide a benchmark for digital trade rules. Image: Shutterstock
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