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date icon January 30, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On USTR’s Review Of South Africa’s GSP Status

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on USTR’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) country practice review of South Africa, and specifically the question of whether South Africa is meeting the GSP eligibility criterion requiring adequate and effective protection of intellectual property rights: “Fair use protections are a time-tested… Read more

date icon January 29, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Signing Of USMCA

Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the signing of the United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by President Donald J. Trump: “The internet industry commends President Trump, Ambassador Lighthizer, and the administration for signing this historic bipartisan deal, which benefits every business and consumer that uses the internet. Digital trade… Read more

date icon January 24, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The DHS Counterfeit Goods Report

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) report on counterfeit and pirated goods: “The internet industry works to ensure consumers are protected from counterfeit goods and partners with brands to protect their intellectual property. IA members have clear anti-counterfeiting policies,… Read more

date icon January 16, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Passage Of USMCA In The Senate

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on the passage of the United-States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) in the Senate: “The internet industry commends the Senate for passing this historic agreement with overwhelming bipartisan support. USMCA will benefit consumers and businesses of all sizes that depend on revenue from exports to… Read more

date icon January 15, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Signing Of The U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signing of the U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement as part of the 301 investigation of China: “IA welcomes today’s signing of the U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement. This deal will… Read more

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“Jobs postings, job searches, and job applications all dropped this month following the conclusion of the holiday season, with jobs postings seeing its biggest drop since IA began collecting data.” Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the February IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly… Read more

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