U.S., Taiwan to hold first digital economy forum in December

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/20
By: Elaine Hou

Taipei, Nov. 20 (CNA) The United States and Taiwan will hold a digital economy 201511200026t0001forum in Taipei next month that will bring together officials and experts from both sides for discussions on policies regarding digital trade and on creating policy and regulatory environments to enable digital development, U.S. officials said Friday in Taipei.

Matthew Matthews, deputy assistant secretary and U.S. senior official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), said that the Digital Economy Forum is part of cooperative projects between the two sides to promote digital economy.

“The digital economy is a critical area for future discussion for APEC economies,” he said, adding that it is important to remove unnecessary barriers to firms in this area.     [FULL  STORY]

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