The US-China Trade Deal Phase Two – Digital Trade, Intellectual Property, Cyber Intrusions, and a Bilateral Investment Treaty

December 17, 2019

The Phase One Agreement is expected to be signed off by both parties during the first week of January. The Phase Two Agreement, however, is to be digitally focused. Senior US administration officials have stated that various issues ranging from digital trade to cross border data sharing and cyber intrusions will be addressed by the “phase two” negotiations between the two countries.