CHINA'S DIGITAL TRADE CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES IN THE CONTEXT OF CPTPP
Keywords:CPTPP；Digital Trade；Digital Innovation and Technology Cooperation；Cross-border Data Flows
Digital trade is reliant on internet technology, with the majority of traded items being products and services that contain significant intellectual property. With the rise of advanced digital technologies, including artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing, and blockchain, the number of digital products is on the rise, resulting in burgeoning global digital trade. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is a consequential regional trade pact in the Asia-Pacific region that significantly affects international trade between China and its member nations. This paper examines the definition and significance of digital trade, assesses the current state of China's digital trade, investigates the evolution of CPTPP and its potential effects on China's digital trade, identifies challenges to China's digital trade development, and proposes countermeasures for addressing key issues.