Lawmakers Press Officials On China IP, Currency Policy

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 3:18 PM EDT) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives grilled Obama administration officials Tuesday over concerns that China wasn't doing enough to deal with trade issues like intellectual property theft and currency misalignment, expressing frustration that the U.S. hasn't taken a tougher stance.

Ambassador Demetrios Marantis and U.S. Department of Treasury Undersecretary of International Affairs Lael Brainard, who appeared at Tuesday's House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the U.S. and China's economic relationship, said they shared lawmakers' frustration, though they added that China had been making progress....
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