date icon May 16, 2017 category icon Letters

New Letter Outlines Digital Trade Priorities for USTR

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer outlining the internet industry’s digital trade priorities. From the letter:

“Internet Association represents the world’s leading internet companies. The internet sector is responsible for 6 percent of U.S. GDP and 3 million American jobs. IA members help power a massive $159 billion digital trade surplus for the United States, and each year, help U.S. manufacturers export $86.5 billion in products and services through online sales. American exporters – small and big – from every state and in nearly every sector of the economy rely on internet-enabled tools to reach foreign customers and suppliers.”

To read the full letter, click here.

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