A Digital Trade Policy for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Meltzer, Joshua P.
Aug 2018
This report outlines a range of reforms needed to develop a digital economy and to take advantage of digital trade opportunities. Many of the recommended reforms are domestic in nature, such as providing consumer protection for online commerce, having in place appropriate IP protections and competition rules. Others, such as ensuring robust protection of personal data online also require domestic reforms, but to be most effective should include international cooperation on how to protect personal information sent to other countries. In other areas, the report outlines the range of digital trade rules that are the basis for regulating digital trade.