Sens. Use Visit From China's Hu To Push Trade Reform

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 4:46 PM EST) -- As Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Washington for a state visit Tuesday, U.S. lawmakers were pressing for action on China's currency policy and other trade issues, including competition for government contracts in both countries and protection of intellectual property.

Three senators introduced a bill Monday that is intended to crack down on currency manipulation by China and other nations, saying the U.S. needs to "vigorously address" currency imbalances that negatively affect U.S. trade, while another senator sent an open letter calling for resolution to long-standing...
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