February 10, 2022

WASHINGTON – Today, global tech trade association ITI released 14 actions that the Biden-Harris Administration and U.S. Congress can take in 2022 to further U.S. competitiveness globally. Technology’s Role in Driving U.S. Competitiveness: ITI’s Action Plan for 2022 offers U.S. policymakers a roadmap to promote and expand U.S. economic growth and global leadership. The recommendations cover: cross-border data flows, digital trade, privacy, domestic manufacturing, U.S.-China relations, U.S.-EU cooperation, tax, artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, supply chain security, international standards, broadband deployment, workforce, and sustainability.

“Technology and innovation are key drivers of U.S. competitiveness,” said ITI’s President and CEO Jason Oxman. “On behalf of the global tech industry, ITI’s Action Plan for 2022 puts forward 14 concrete policy proposals that will benefit businesses, workers, and consumers across virtually every sector of the U.S. economy.”

ITI advises the Biden-Harris Administration and U.S. Congress to take action in these areas as soon as possible to promote U.S. competitiveness and benefit the U.S. economy:

1. Unleash Cross-Border Data Flows
2. Pass Federal Privacy Legislation
3. Support Technology Research, Development, and Manufacturing
4. Expand Strong, Inclusive Digital Trade Commitments
5. Increase U.S.-China Bilateral Engagement
6. Advance the Goals of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council
7. Ensure A Consistent and Coordinated Approach to Cybersecurity
8. Harmonize the Federal Approach to Artificial Intelligence
9. Bolster Supply Chain Security
10. Further Participation in International Standards Development
11. Advance a Tax System that Promotes Growth and is Globally Competitive
12. Accelerate Broadband Deployment to all U.S. Communities
13. Develop the Workforce of the Future
14. Promote Sustainability

Read Technology’s Role in Driving U.S. Competitiveness: ITI’s Action Plan for 2022 here.

Public Policy Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Broadband, Communications, & Spectrum, Industry Standards, Trade & Investment, Cybersecurity, Tax Policy, Federal Advocacy, Business Development, Supply Chain, Data & Privacy, Public Sector, Environment & Sustainability