Season 2, Episode 1: What is the future of NZ-US digital trade?
In this episode we include a simple explanation of digital trade and the emerging global rule set on digital trade.
Included is Stephanie Honey of Honey Consulting, a leading expert on digital trade here in New Zealand.
She provides one of the clearest descriptions I’ve heard of what of digital trade is, what it includes, and some of the complications for business trying to decipher what rules to apply.
The next episode takes this a little further considering why should we be looking to do a digital trade agreement with the United States and what’s the best current agreement vehicle available for doing this.
Further information on this series
This current series on digital trade follows the release of our latest report on the future of New Zealand-United States digital trade, the challenges experienced by our digital exporters, and the case for a digital services agreement.
What we’re focusing in on for this series of episodes – are some of the current and future policy issues in this space.
Looking at questions like – what is digital trade, what is a digital trade agreement, the best vehicle for an agreement with the US, why do one of these agreements, in the US political and policy context what’s actually possible on trade, how can you regulate in such a fast-changing environment and what’s the best approach, what are some of the next steps that New Zealand and the US could take right now.
We’re doing this in very short, single question episodes, generally 8-10 minutes long.
Jordan Small: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordancsmall/
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