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China to Apply to Join Digital Economy Partnership Agreement | Sources: Bloomberg – Asia Nikkei

China will apply to join the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA, that currently covers Singapore, New Zealand and Chile, while Canada has expressed an interest to join it) to strengthen international cooperation on digital regulation. The application comes a few weeks after Beijing submitted its application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership and as the U.S. seeks to drum up interest in a regional digital trade agreement that would exclude China.

Sources: BloombergAsia Nikkei


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