CCIA Highlights To Trump Administration Trade Barriers In China’s Cybersecurity Law

BY Heather Greenfield
June 5, 2017

Washington — As the Administration considers how to handle China’s pending new cybersecurity law, the Computer & Communications Industry Association sent a letter to Gary Cohn, the Director of President Trump’s National Economic Council. The letter explains how China’s recently implemented Cybersecurity Law would regulate the use of technology in ways that would be a trade barrier for U.S. companies—and potentially violate China’s international commitments.  

The following can be attributed to CCIA President & CEO Ed Black:

“The Administration needs to seize this opportunity to head off the type of discriminatory foreign regulation that hurts US companies, workers, and jobs and the economy.  This is the type of raw deal that needs to stopped at its outset.”  

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