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A new report from a group of academics and longtime China analysts offers the Biden administration a slew of policy recommendations on how it should handle the relationship with Beijing, advocating more research and development as a response to China’s technological push and another round of trade negotiations with Beijing.

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China on Thursday formally applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to its Ministry of Commerce.  

Responding to the prospect of a new U.S. Section 301 investigation into China’s subsidy practices, Chinese officials are calling on the Biden administration to instead work toward bettering its relations with Beijing.

Three Democratic members of the Senate Finance Committee on Monday introduced a bill aimed at ensuring rules of origin in free trade agreements to restrict materials from non-market economies, namely China, that count toward region-wide content thresholds, and they called on U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to support the measure.

The U.S. should work “vigorously” to defend U.S. economic interests and avoid concessions to harmonize digital technology regulations in the new U.S.-European Union Trade and Technology Council, Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said in a report released on Monday.

More than a dozen industry and business groups are calling on the Biden administration to develop digital trade rules with “trusted partners” in the Indo-Pacific region.

A new Section 301 investigation into the economic impacts of Chinese subsidies could provide the Biden administration a pathway to retooling the U.S. approach to China, including adjustments to tariffs on Chinese goods imposed by President Trump, but quantifying those impacts could be a herculean task, according to China analysts.

Nearly half of surveyed American Chamber of Commerce in China member companies believe the removal of U.S. and Chinese tariffs by the end of the year is a “top priority,” according to a new “flash” poll conducted by AmCham China.