Media Coverage

  • July 18, 2013
    by Financial Times
    Negotiations to slash tariffs on a wide range of electronic goods stalled in Geneva after China presented a long list of products that it wanted to be exempted from the deal, jeopardising talks that appeared [...]
  • July 18, 2013
    by Press Trust of India
    US has accused China for holding up negotiations towards an expanded Information Technology Agreement (ITA) of the WTO in Geneva. "A diverse group of members participating in the negotiations determined [...]
  • July 17, 2013
    by Financial Times
    The United States and other World Trade Organization members participating in an effort to expand the product coverage of the 1996 Information Technology Agreement (ITA) agreed today (July 17) to suspend [...]
  • July 17, 2013
    by Reuters
    The United States blamed China on Wednesday for a breakdown in trade talks aimed at eliminating tariffs on a new generation of technology products and everyday consumer electronics like speakers and flat-panel [...]
  • July 17, 2013
    by Bloomberg Businessweek
    Negotiations among dozens of nations aimed at eliminating duties on some electronic devices collapsed after China proposed excluding many items from the talks. “The United States is extremely disappointed [...]
  • July 16, 2013
    by Reuters
    A U.S. industry group accused China on Tuesday of jeopardizing international negotiations to eliminate tariffs on close to 260 technology products by asking to exclude more than 100 of the products from [...]
  • July 12, 2013
    by POLITICO
    House lawmakers concerned about cyberespionage are again trying to prevent the U.S. government from purchasing some Chinese-manufactured technology — a restriction opposed by both the Obama administration [...]
  • July 10, 2013
    by The Hill
    The tech industry insists it has no backup plan if its push for immigration reform comes up short in Congress.  Industry insiders argue there’s still time and political momentum to get legislation out [...]
  • July 09, 2013
    by Business Standard
    Welcoming the Indian government's decision to revisit and review its Preferential Market Access (PMA) policy, a top US IT advocacy organisation has said it is hopeful it would lead to the country adopting [...]
  • July 08, 2013
    by Reuters
    Supporters of a U.S. immigration reform bill are launching a push for the legislation this week that includes phone calls to lawmakers from Catholic bishops, visits to Capitol Hill from high-tech lobbyists [...]