date icon August 16, 2018

Statement on Recommended Outcomes for 2018 G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting

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IA joined other associations in releasing a statement on recommended outcomes for the 2018 G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting. The Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) was established in 2017 after G20 leaders recognized the modern period as a critical era of digital transformation, influenced by the advent of new technologies as key elements for economic development. The Digital Economy Task Force meets twice a year. The statement was released ahead of the Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting that will take place on August 23-24, 2018.

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