Emphasis on US exports, trade secrets in China trade deal
January 16, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China reached a trade deal Wednesday that eases tensions between the world's two biggest economies, offers massive export opportunities for U.S. farms and factories, and promises to do more to protect American trade secrets.
Still, the Phase 1 agreement leaves unresolved Washington's fundamental differences with Beijing, which is relying on massive government intervention in the economy to turn China into a technological power.
President Donald Trump is wanting to show progress on an issue that he has made a hallmark of his presidency and hopes t...