After two days of talks in Washington, Chinese economic officials agreed to implement measures to reduce piracy. From the New York Times:
The Chinese delegation, led by Wang Qishan, the vice premier for economic matters, also agreed to lift certain barriers to imports of heavy industrial machinery and to hold talks on easing a ban on imports of American beef that was imposed during a 2003 scare over mad cow disease.
The talks, which took place during an annual forum known as the
December 16, 2010