The US has said more than 60 of its main trading partners engage in unfair practices and that copyright theft in China remains its main concern. In a report to Congress, the US Trade Representative said US companies were facing “significant” barriers to trade and investment around the world. It said it would refer China to the WTO unless it did more to protect intellectual property. It also pledged to continue its fight to curb subsidies to European plane-maker Airbus. (BBC)

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