Beijing's `Blatant Piracy' Could Slash Its U.S. Trade

It might lose `favored' status over software copying and import curbs

President Bush's devotion to wider ties between the U. S. and China is so strong that it survived both the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and the subsequent crackdown on dissent. But now, even Bush's patience may no longer be enough to prevent a U. S. crackdown on China's tradingpractices.

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