China Deflects Blame Onto US For Scuttling WTO Tech Talks

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 2:15 PM EST) -- China on Sunday struck back at accusations that it caused a delay in negotiations among dozens of World Trade Organization members to reduce tariffs on technology products, saying the blame should fall on the U.S. for being too demanding.

In a statement, China's Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng defended his country's position in negotiations to expand the WTO's Information Technology Agreement — a pact that has been signed on to by 78 WTO members and removed tariffs on a host of technology products — after those negotiations...
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