China and US Strike Tech Deal

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The US and China have announced an agreement to eliminate tariffs on electronic goods ranging from video-game consoles to medical equipment and semiconductors. The deal was reached during President Obama’s visit to Beijing, and it’s expected to jump-start an information technology pact being negotiated in Geneva by more than 50 countries. Shawn Donnen is World Trade Editor for the Financial Times.

Credits

Guest:
Shawn Donnan - Financial Times - @sdonnan

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Gideon Brower, Benjamin Gottlieb