Comments on INformation Technology Agreement
On behalf of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), thank you for the opportunity to provide written comments on the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) negotiations to expand the Information Technology Agreement (ITA).
By way of background, RILA is the trade association of the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies. RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers domestically and abroad. RILA member companies buy, import and sell millions of information technology and consumer electronics products every year.