China, US Seek Broad Outline of a Trade Pact This Week

In a recommendation to Mr. Lighthizer’s office last year, the US-China Business Council, a group representing more than 200 US businesses that do business with China, suggested a number of ways Beijing could address such concerns. One was installing independent, transparent regulatory panels that wouldn’t expose trade secrets provided by foreign companies as they say sometimes happens with the expert boards that currently review new products ahead of commercial production.