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Opening up 'digital trade' between US and China just as important as solving tariffs, IBM CEO says

Ryan Browne

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty defined such digital trade as the flow of data between countries. Concerns have been raised by industry leaders over the potential for the U.S. and China to drift further apart when it comes to data and the internet. PARIS — Solving the question of "digital trade" is just as crucial to trade talks between the United States and China as conversations around resolving tariffs on physical goods, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty told CNBC Thursday.