The Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) Joint Committee has agreed to formally commence the accession process for China, following China’s application to join DEPA on 1 November 2021. To do so, the Joint Committee has established an Accession Working Group (AWG) which will be chaired by Chile. The AWG will examine China’s accession request, conduct discussions on its ability to comply to the standards and commitments of DEPA, and submit a report to the Joint Committee on the proposed terms and conditions of China’s accession.
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MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
18 AUGUST 2022