In particular, the agencies also reported that China had implemented at least 50 of the 57 technical commitments under the Phase One agreement, such as . B plant health and protection obligations. These technical commitments are included in “Chapter 3” of the agreement, which contains specific obligations to remove and remove structural and non-tariff barriers to U.S. agricultural products in the Chinese market, including meat, poultry, seafood, rice, dairy products, feed and feed additives. , pet food and agricultural biotechnology products, USTR said. “This Phase 1 agreement demonstrates that President Trump`s negotiating strategy is working. While It took China a long time to recognize that President Trump was serious, the deal is a great success for the economy as a whole. After all, this agreement is a measure for U.S. agriculture and a boon for U.S. farmers, ranchers and producers,” said Sonny Perdue, U.S. Minister of Agriculture. The opportunity to participate in this market in a fairer and fairer manner has led to increased sales that support price increases and strengthen the rural economy. “China has worked with the United States to implement measures to improve access to growing food and agricultural markets in China,” said U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Under President Trump`s leadership, we hope this agreement will be a success. We are taking an important step – which has never been done before with China – toward a future of fair and reciprocal trade, as we sign the first phase of the historic U.S.-China trade agreement.
Together, we are correcting the injustices of the past and creating a future of economic justice and security for American workers, farmers and families. The Phase 1 Economic and Trade Agreement contains a chapter on intellectual property that strengthens the protection and application of intellectual property in China. The economic and trade agreement of the first phase addresses certain of China`s actions, policies and practices identified in the Section 301 study on technology transfer, intellectual property and innovation. The agreement begins to rebalance our trade relations and achieves sound and fully applicable commitments to solve structural problems.