US Pushes China Over Breakdown Of WTO Tech Product Talks

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 6:19 PM EDT) -- Stalled negotiations between several World Trade Organization members to reduce tariffs on technology products can restart if China comes back to the table with a willingness to compromise, the U.S. ambassador to the WTO said on Monday.

At a meeting of the WTO's Information Technology Agreement Committee, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative and U.S. Ambassador to the WTO Michael Punke pointed the finger at China for causing an impasse in talks to expand the WTO's information technology pact, a deal 78 WTO members have joined and which aims...
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