Premier Li Keqiang has faced pressure in the past from leading industry associations in China to expand the scope of products included in the ITA. Now, critics see the country as the last major obstacle to inking the global pact due to its apparent reluctance to make concessions. Photo: Xinhua

China ‘has not budged an inch’: Beijing urged to make changes to global tariff-cut deal on ICT products ahead of WTO meet

Country faces mounting pressure to add finishing touches to new Information Technology Agreement pact, with last-minute negotiations expected at the World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya next week

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Premier Li Keqiang has faced pressure in the past from leading industry associations in China to expand the scope of products included in the ITA. Now, critics see the country as the last major obstacle to inking the global pact due to its apparent reluctance to make concessions. Photo: Xinhua
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