WTO

Platform Industry: ByteDance China company building

India blocks bank accounts of ByteDance, company mounts challenge

Indian authorities have blocked at least two of ByteDance’s bank accounts for alleged tax evasion, prompting it to ask a court to quash the directive that it fears will hit i...

Platform Economy: TikTok and US politics

China says the US TikTok and WeChat bans break WTO rules

China said in a World Trade Organisation meeting that constraints by the United States on Chinese mobile apps TikTok and WeChat are in violation of the human body’s rules, a ...

WTO

China hits back at US telecom supply chain order at World Trade Organisation

China has accused the US of undermining the global tech industry’s supply chains with a renewed executive order barring American companies from using telecoms equipment made ...

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WTO ban on tariffs for digital trade extended until June 2020

GENEVA (Reuters) – World Trade Organisation (WTO) members agreed on Tuesday to renew a 20-year moratorium on placing tariffs on digital trade for six months, allaying fears t...