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Analysts tell China commission U.S. has overstepped, missed chance to compel reform

September 04, 2019 at 6:12 PM
The Trump administration has put too much pressure on China's leaders to enact reforms, strengthening the hand of hardline Communist party officials who favor state control over economic reforms and blowing an opportunity to compel Beijing to open its markets, analysts said at a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on Wednesday. “I think there was a moment in time when economic reformers were empowered,” Elizabeth Economy, the director of Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, told...


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