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China, others link SOE, industrial reform priorities to WTO ag talks

December 14, 2018 at 2:16 PM
GENEVA -- Some World Trade Organization members -- including China -- are linking progress on reforms in areas like state-owned enterprises, industrial subsidies and forced technology transfer to talks on agricultural subsidies, which have long been deadlocked at the WTO, according to Geneva sources. The United States, the European Union and Japan have been working trilaterally to develop new rules to address SOEs, industrial subsidies and forced technology transfers and could come forward with concrete ideas early next year, sources...

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