OCT 07, 2020 | EUROPEAN UNION
Op-Ed: The EU Can Set The Pace Worldwide With A Forward-Thinking Digital Strategy
EuroNews, October 7, 2020
Over the past decade, the European Union’s dynamic trade policy has emerged as one of the bloc’s most successful foreign policy tools. The EU’s incoming Trade Commissioner, Valdis Dombrovskis, will soon bring Europe’s ongoing Trade Policy Review through to completion, and digital trade is set to form an essential, modern pillar of Europe’s new strategy.
How the EU updates its digital trade policy, especially on international data transfers, could have big impacts globally—on the emergence of multilateral digital trade rules, on privacy, and on COVID-19 recovery efforts. Here’s why.
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