Wednesday, May 16, 2012

15 Years of the Information Technology Agreement

From the website: "To mark the 15th anniversary of the Information Technology Agreement (ITA), this publication charts the history of the Agreement and the effect it has had on the global trade in information technology (IT) products. Details of the latest trends in IT trade and discussions on the future of the ITA make this publication a useful source of information for government officials and policy-makers as well as academics, students and all those involved in the IT sector….The publication charts the signing of the ITA Ministerial Declaration, in Singapore, in December 1996, the formation of the ITA Committee and the role played by the private sector in establishing this agreement. As well as examining the products covered by the ITA, the publication looks at how the Agreement is implemented, and the impact it has had on trade opening and innovation." Read more