US group sees China getting tougher on piracy

From Xinhua via Zhejiang Online:

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]

March 24, 2007, 6:26 PM
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