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U.S.-China BIT negotiations intensify as administration aims to cement deal

November 4, 2016 at 4:59 PM
The United States and China have upped their efforts to conclude a bilateral investment treaty before the Obama administration leaves office, as negotiating rounds are now occurring every two weeks and the two sides are seeking to make a substantive announcement regarding the treaty at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders summit scheduled for Nov. 19-20, multiple sources told Inside U.S. Trade this week. Some sources signaled concern that a deal would be struck without commitments from Beijing...


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