The United States and China, according to the
American government on the expansion of the international
Trade Agreement for Information Technology (ITA) to more
Products agreed. The “breakthrough” the way was free for “the
Continuation and the rapid conclusion “of talks
at the World Trade Organization (WTO), said the
US Trade Representative Michael Froman on Tuesday in Beijing. Now
could the first substantial reduction of tariffs at the WTO 17
Years to complete. The ITA for products such as computers,
Telecommunications equipment or semiconductor was adopted in 1997.
The US accused the Chinese before date, the extension of the
Agreement at the WTO to block. The world’s largest exporter of
Information technology has already caused too many exceptions.
The ITA provides extensive after US data from approximately 200 duties.
This included also printer cartridges, navigation devices,
Speakers, video game equipment or machinery for the
Nuclear spin tomography. This is about exports of around one
Trillion dollars (800 billion euros).
After the agreement between the US and China could since
2012 ongoing talks with 54 participating countries in Geneva in
Go in December, Froman said. / Mcm / DP / stk
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