Promoting Cross-border E-Trade Under the Framework of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) / Free Trade Agreements (FTAs): Best Practices in the APEC Region

Promoting Cross-border E-Trade under the Framework of RTAs-FTAs - Best Practices in the APEC Region
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Promoting Cross-border E-Trade Under the Framework of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) / Free Trade Agreements (FTAs): Best Practices in the APEC Region

Publication Number

APEC#218-CT-01.6

Published Date

December 2018

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI), Electronic Commerce Steering Group(ECSG)

Accessed

357

Pages

135

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Description

This report reviews cases of e-trade and cross-border e-trade development in the APEC region, analyzes e-trade and cross-border e-trade measures/provisions in selected RTAs/FTAs, researches three best practices of cross-border e-trade under the framework of RTAs/FTAs, addresses critical challenges in promoting cross-border e-trade, and puts forward several recommendations on how to promote cross-border e-trade under RTAs/FTAs, potential measures/provisions in future RTA/FTA negotiations as well as promoting the possible realization of FTAAP from the e-trade facilitation perspective.