The United States-chile Free Trade Agreement (fta) With Special Reference To E-commerce

In 2003, the United States and Chile signed the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). In the FTA, both countries commit to promoting a liberalized environment for e-commerce. The FTA recognizes the importance of trade in the digital age by including significant provisions on trade in digital products. Under the FTA, no custom duties are levied on digital products. The FTA ensures that electronic commerce will stay duty free and not be subject to any discriminatory rules.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is the declaration of the FTA’s parties as to non-discrimination concerning digital products?
Is there any custom duty on digital products under the FTA?


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