WTO Report on Twenty Years of the ITA

The WTO Information Technology Agreement (ITA) commits participants to eliminate tariffs on a wide range of IT products with an annual value of approximately USD 1.7 trillion. To mark the twentieth anniversary of the Agreement, the WTO has just released a new report about the ITA. The publication reviews how the ITA has evolved since it was agreed in 1996, discussing in particular its recent expansion involving new commitments by participants to eliminate tariffs on 201 products valued at over $1.3 trillion per year.