Digital Trade

301 Tariff Relief: Immediate Actions to Support American Advanced Manufacturing

Earlier this month, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna sent a letter to President-Elect Biden committing our company to support the Administration in tackling the monumental challenges facing the United States.  Arvind noted that throughout its history, IBM has supported the visions of presidents in times of crisis and profound change. One of the most pressing challenges […]

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Digital Trade Principles for the Post-COVID Age

COVID-19 has created unprecedented disruptions in the global economy, the full impact of which will not become clear for years to come. Companies of all sizes are grappling with how to conduct business, reach customers, and maintain supply chain operations in the face of national lockdowns and travel restrictions. Individuals have had to self-isolate and […]

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IBM Comments on US Section 301 investigation into Digital Services Taxes

Today, IBM submitted the following letter to the United States Trade Representative in response to a request for comments on Section 301 investigations into Digital Services Taxes:   July 9, 2020 The Honorable Robert Lighthizer United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20006   SUBJECT: Request for Comments on the Initiation of […]

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IBM calls for tariff relief on US imports from China amid coronavirus

Today, IBM submitted the following letter in response to the US Trade Representative’s request for comments on COVID-19-related modifications to current 301 tariffs on imports from China.   April 17, 2020 The Honorable Robert Lighthizer United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20006   SUBJECT:     Request for Comments on Additional Modifications to […]

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IBM Statement on Signing of USMCA Legislation

IBM today welcomed the signing of legislation to enact the USMCA trade deal, calling it a "model for all trade agreements."

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Statement on Senate USMCA Vote

Today, the Senate votes on the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). Below is IBM’s statement calling on the Senate to pass USMCA.

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Letter to House of Representatives on USMCA Vote

Today, the House of Representatives will vote on the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA), and IBM sent a letter to all members of Congress calling on them to vote in support of its passage.

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Statement on the Indian Data Protection Bill

The conversation surrounding data protection is a global one. Given India’s globally established strength in the IT sector and constitutional provision of privacy as a fundamental right, a forward-looking data protection regime is essential.

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Choose Values, Not Geography: IBM on Tech Sovereignty

  Technological sovereignty should be based on presence, values and trust, not the geographic location of company headquarters.

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