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ITA Parties Reach Breakthrough After U.S., EU Make Concessions; Taiwan Rejects Deal

July 18, 2015 at 1:48 PM
Negotiations to expand the product scope of the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) reached a breakthrough on Saturday (July 18) after the United States, European Union, South Korea and China resolved a last-minute hangup by cobbling together a complicated package of concessions. The deal, however, has been rejected by Taiwan as insufficient, according to a Geneva source. Yet even in the face of Taipei’s continued objections, negotiators for the rest of the initiative's 54 participants have been instructed to vet the...


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