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Agreement Moves U.S., China a Bit Closer on Trade Issues

U.S. trade negotiators said they have reached a number of agreements with China to help make American shippers more competitive in the Asian market.

During the 21st session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade in Washington this week, China agreed to significant initiatives in several areas, including intellectual property rights enforcement, open and neutral technology standards, clean energy, and government procurement.

China also agreed not to discriminate in government procurement based on the origin of intellectual property or to use discriminatory criteria to select industrial equipment.

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U.S. trade negotiators said they have reached a number of agreements with China to help make American shippers more competitive in the Asian market.

During the 21st session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade in Washington this week, China agreed to significant initiatives in several areas, including intellectual property rights enforcement, open and neutral technology standards, clean energy, and government procurement.

China also agreed not to discriminate in government procurement based on the origin of intellectual property or to use discriminatory criteria to select industrial equipment.

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