By  on February 6, 2008

WASHINGTON — When it comes to managing the tense economic relationship with China, Christopher Padilla, under secretary for international trade at the Commerce Department, has a simple message for Congress: the Bush administration has it covered.

"We cannot control or direct China's decisions, we can only influence them," he said during a speech last week at the Center for Strategic & International Studies. "So the question is what combination of policies would be most effective in influencing China's behavior. The blunt instrument of punitive legislation won't work."

To Read the Full Article
SUBSCRIBE NOW

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus