The coronavirus pandemic has delayed the implementation of intellectual property guarantees made by China as part of the phase one trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE
The coronavirus pandemic has delayed the implementation of intellectual property guarantees made by China as part of the phase one trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: China yet to meet key phase one trade deal target due to Covid-19 lockdown

  • China was due to release intellectual property action plan 30 working days after phase one trade deal came into force on February 15
  • US officials said to be ‘frustrated’, but content with progress on agricultural purchases and market access

The coronavirus pandemic has delayed the implementation of intellectual property guarantees made by China as part of the phase one trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE
The coronavirus pandemic has delayed the implementation of intellectual property guarantees made by China as part of the phase one trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE
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