China Must End Trade-Restrictive Policies: Commerce Chief

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 1:01 PM EST) -- The newly minted secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, John Bryson, took China to task on Thursday for the substantial subsidies it lavishes on domestic companies, its discriminatory policy against foreign companies and its subpar record on intellectual property protections.

"At recent trade negotiations, our Chinese counterparts made promising commitments in some of these areas. But we must see follow-through. We cannot rely just on words,” Bryson said in a speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. “We need time frames and concrete results. Anything...
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