U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade: Boosting U.S. Exports
by GSI Staff December 20, 2010
At the 21st session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) in Washington, D.C. on Dec 16th, China agreed to significant initiatives in several areas, including intellectual property rights enforcement, open and neutral technology standards, clean energy, and government procurement. Importantly, on indigenous innovation, China agreed not to discriminate in government procurement based on the origin of intellectual property or to use discriminatory criteria to select industrial equipment. China also agreed to resume talks on beef market access.