January 24, 2020
Trump officials downplay impact of China's new cyber law, trumpet IP protections in trade deal
President Trump is scheduled to sign a phase-one deal with China on Wednesday and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is hailing its intellectual property provisions and what he called a ban on forced technology transfer, while denying that a new Chinese cybersecurity law would undermine some provisions.
The agreement will go into effect on Feb. 14 -- 30 days after Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He sign the pact. Liu is leading a delegation of Chinese officials to Washington, DC,...