US Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. Tai said she would closely monitor how China has followed through on the commitments it made in last year’s “phase one” trade deal. Photographer: Getty Images/Bloomberg US Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. Tai said she would closely monitor how China has followed through on the commitments it made in last year’s “phase one” trade deal. Photographer: Getty Images/Bloomberg
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. Tai said she would closely monitor how China has followed through on the commitments it made in last year’s “phase one” trade deal. Photographer: Getty Images/Bloomberg

US says China has fallen short on ‘phase one’ intellectual property commitments

  • Office of the US Trade Representative says legal revisions Beijing has made do not produce ‘the full range of fundamental changes needed’
  • Agency holds off designating China a ‘priority foreign country’, which would trigger an inquiry that could lead to retaliatory tariffs

Topic |   US-China trade war
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. Tai said she would closely monitor how China has followed through on the commitments it made in last year’s “phase one” trade deal. Photographer: Getty Images/Bloomberg US Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. Tai said she would closely monitor how China has followed through on the commitments it made in last year’s “phase one” trade deal. Photographer: Getty Images/Bloomberg
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai during a hearing Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee. Tai said she would closely monitor how China has followed through on the commitments it made in last year’s “phase one” trade deal. Photographer: Getty Images/Bloomberg
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