2017 News Releases


March 7, 2017

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Today, the Asia Society Policy Institute released a report recommending the course for trade in the Asia Pacific region, highlighting the growing importance of trade in services and the growth of digital trade. Here are links to the executive summary and full report.


February 27, 2017

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In January, eBay released a new report that revealed a significantly more geographically inclusive spread of new enterprise formation on eBay compared to the brick and mortar economy during the 2010-14 recovery.  These findings point toward Internet-enabled small business growth as a force for economic dynamism and inclusive economic growth that are potentially countering the trends in the traditional economy over the past three recoveries.

Find the full report here.


February 24, 2017

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The Chamber of Commerce released a very useful new study this week estimating the job and GDP impact globally (and for EU, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, Vietnam and Nigeria) of full liberalization of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services. The study estimates a positive ICT services legal and regulatory environment could add $1.72 trillion to global GDP and the creation of 23.04 million new jobs globally.

A link to the Commerce study can be found here.


February 24, 2017

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Last November the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) released a paper on the opportunities and challenges, and policy implications of the Internet of Things (IoT). As the IoT continues to grow and expand more broadly, it brings new benefits to individuals, the economy, and society. Find the full report here


February 15, 2017

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Today, the European Union Parliament approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada. CETA will take provisional effect after approval by the Canadian Senate, which is expected within weeks. (See article.)

The text of the agreement can be found by chapter and in full.  


February 14, 2017

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CSI member Chubb's Chairman and CEO Evan G. Greenberg co-authored the following opinion piece on leadership in the Asia Pacific with Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner at Wilmerhale and Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., Chairman of the Atlantic Council. You can find the op-ed here.

All three authors will be featured on a panel hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies this afternoon, which will be live-streamed (link).


February 10, 2017

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On Tuesday, February 14, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will hold an event, Reinvigorating U.S. Economic Strategy in the Asia Pacific, featuring a discussion panel of CSIS's Asia Economic Strategy Commission leadership. The panel includes Evan G. Greenberg, Chairman and CEO of Chubb, which is a member of the Coalition of Services Industries. 

More information can be found here.


January 31, 2017

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CSI hosted an event on Small and Medium Enterprises on Capitol Hill in September 2016. The video can be found on our YouTube channel here.

The event featured remarks by:

Morgan Reed, Executive Director, ACT | The App Association
George Judd, Co-Founder and Prinicipal Manager, Cask
Jad Meouchy, CTO, Remine
Julie Stitzel, Senior Manager, Federal Advocacy and Policy, Etsy
Moderated by Brian Bieron, Executive Director, Public Policy Lab, eBay


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