China is doing a better job fighting piracy and could announce new initiatives early next week when it hosts a global conference on protecting intellectual property rights, a U.S. business leader said on Wednesday.
“I do think the Chinese are going to want to put a strong face forward. … I wouldn’t be surprised by new commitments to achieve their obligations under the WTO,” Thomas Donohue, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, told reporters before a trip to China for the meeting.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring the March 27-28 event in Beijing with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Donohue said.[Full Text]