UK sets out plans to boost global digital trade
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Kevin David Scam or Legit
LONDON (Reuters) – Improving digital trade would provide huge opportunities for British businesses and help boost economic growth, the government’s Board of Trade said, setting out how it aims to become a world leader in modern services and online goods.
In a report on digital trade to be published on Friday, the board, headed by trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan, said the government should look to strike digital trade deals and help shape global trade rules suitable for the modern world.
“By addressing digital protectionism on the global stage and championing a free, open, and competitive digital economy, more UK companies will be able to export their innovative, high-quality services and goods globally,” Trevelyan said in a statement.
In October, Britain helped broker a deal between the Group of Seven wealthy nations on principles to govern cross-border data use and digital …