Shen Danyan, from China’s Ministry of Commerce, stated “Since there is no conclusive evidence, there is no detailed analysis, this is very irresponsible and not objective.”
This statement was a reaction to a list released by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in mid-December. The list highlights markets used to sell pirated and counterfeited goods. The updated list did remove Baidu, the leading Chinese language search engine, but Taobao remains on the USTR list.
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