Trump, TPP, yuan SDR make US-China Joint Commission trade talks a very different scene

Tony Nash

The dialogue is about more than just currencies and trade. The U.S.-China Business Council – a U.S.-based advocacy organization - has dozens of technical recommendations, from non-tariff barriers in food to regulatory and legal dispute mechanisms to treatment of foreign retailers and government procurement. Many of these are worthy recommendations that would remove competitive barriers and the home-market advantage of Chinese firms.