Symposium celebrates 25 years of Information Technology Agreement

Participants in the WTO’s Information Technology Agreement (ITA) looked back at trade opening under the ITA over the past 25 years at a symposium on 16-17 September. The event discussed the role of information and communication technology (ICT) products in combatting COVID-19. It also looked at the latest advances in ICT and its role as an economic development tool. In addition, speakers discussed how digital transformations impact the future of the ITA. The symposium was organized on the margins of a meeting of the Committee on the Expansion of Trade in ITA products.