Off to market we go

Budiansky, Stephen; Zimmermann, Tim
April 1994
U.S. News & World Report;4/11/94, Vol. 116 Issue 14, p39
Reports that with computer industries springing up worldwide, the United States has all but abandoned a technology embargo dating back to the earliest days of the cold war. Immediate effect of the decision which will clear the way for tens of billions of dollars in US sales of telephone switching equipment to China; Clinton administration's concerns about jobs and trade; Demise of COCOM, a cartel of Western nations; Sweeping revision of export controls under way.


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