Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Call with Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao of the People’s Republic of China

Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Call with Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao of the People’s Republic of China

Thursday, June 10, 2021

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo held an introductory call today with the Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Wang Wentao. Secretary Raimondo discussed the Biden-Harris Administration’s focus on economic policies benefiting American workers and expressed U.S. concerns, including China’s unfair and market-distorting industrial policies, the need to level the playing field for U.S. companies in China, and the importance of protecting U.S. technology from unauthorized users. Secretary Raimondo noted that she looks forward to future discussions with Minister Wang on these issues.