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Statement On The USITC Report On USMCA

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) report on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“The release of the USITC report is an important step in the congressional approval process of USMCA, which represents a new standard for digital trade agreements. This report underlines that the digital trade provisions in USMCA mean jobs and opportunities in every state. Digital trade supports more than 1.4 million U.S. jobs and enables more than $440 billion in American exports. The digital sector represented the largest trade surplus of any industry last year, at more than $172 billion. USMCA includes first-of-its-kind digital rules of the road that are critical to America’s future economic success. Internet Association supports Congress taking swift action to pass USMCA.”

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