MOC opposes U.S. spending bill clause against China

Date : 2014-01-20  | From : Xinhua

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Friday said a U.S. spending bill which includes the clause restricting the procurement of Chinese information technology (IT) products was "discriminative."

The MOC said the clause violated the principle of fair trade and revealed prejudice against China, which will harm the bilateral IT cooperation and interests of enterprises in both countries.

"The U.S. should correct the mistake to ensure the healthy development of Sino-U.S. trade relations," the MOC's Department of American and Oceanian Affairs said via a statement.

The U.S. Senate approved the 1 trillion U.S. dollars spending bill for 2014 on Thursday.