This Agreement may benefit any company wishing to export one of the IT products mentioned in the Agreement to one of the signatory countries. The elimination of tariffs promotes lower transaction costs, better market access, increased sales and increased export earnings. The Information Technology Agreement (ITA) is a plurilateral agreement implemented by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and concluded in 1996 in the Ministerial Declaration on Trade in Information Technology Products and entered into force on 1 July 1997. Since 1997, a formal WTO committee has been monitoring the declaration and its implementation. [2] The agreement was extended in 2015. [3] Figure 5 ITA EXTENSION: Tariffs on Products Covered by the Accor Agreement The WTO Information Technology Agreement homepage allows U.S. exporters of computer products to get more details about this agreement. The WTO ITA Committee has also worked on non-tariff measures affecting the sector. 18 of the 24 participants in the expanded ITA implemented the agreement on 1 November. In particular, it should be noted that China presented its commitments to the WTO on 26 October 2016, which should strongly encourage the remaining members to swiftly implement the agreement fully. Established in 1997, the original ITA has been a blessing to global ICT trade, which has grown from $1.2 trillion before the deal to more than $5 trillion today.

This Agreement may benefit any enterprise wishing to export any of the computer products covered by the Agreement to one of the signatory States. Reduced tariffs lead to lower transaction costs, better market access, increased turnover and export earnings. The WTO Information Technology Agreement homepage allows U.S. exporters of computer products to get more details about the agreement. The Office of Health and Information Technologies (OHIT), headquartered at the International Trade Administration, is assisting the United States. Companies increase international turnover and foreign business opportunities in the fields of health and information technology in the fields of computing and networking, microelectronics, telecommunications, instrumentation, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and health technologies, monitoring of trade and economic trends in the fields of health and information technology , providing data on world trade and markets and the influence of developments in the United States. . . .