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USTR says U.S. ‘erred’ in supporting China’s WTO entry, blasts Beijing

January 19, 2018 at 3:17 PM
The U.S. decision to support the terms of China’s accession to the World Trade Organization more than 20 years ago was a mistake, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says in its annual report on China’s compliance with its WTO commitments. The report blasts China for maintaining a state-led economy that embraces policies at odds with fundamental WTO commitments and principles. “China largely remains a state-led economy today, and the United States and other trading partners continue to encounter...

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