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New National Trade Estimate assesses phase-one China deal, notes ‘work to do’ on IP pledges

March 31, 2021
China still “has work to do” on intellectual property rights protection improvements mandated under its phase-one trade deal with the U.S., the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says in its annual National Trade Estimate, an exhaustive list of concerns about trade barriers worldwide. The 570-page NTE – the first for the Biden administration – hews closely to recent versions, though the 2021 report for the first time addresses the United Kingdom outside the European Union. Many UK procedures and...

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