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Treasury’s Lew, State’s Burns Meet Chinese and U.S. Executives

July 11, 2013

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew and Deputy Secretary of State William Burns met with U.S. and Chinese business leaders today as part of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

The American chief executive officers included Laurence D. Fink of Blackrock Inc., Ellen Kullman of DuPont Co. and Patricia Woertz of Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., the Treasury Department said in a statement released in Washington.

Chang Zhenming, chairman of CITIC Group Corp., and Tian Guoli, chairman of Bank of China Ltd., were among the Chinese executives, the Treasury said.

The executives said their priorities include protection of intellectual property rights, cybersecurity and streamlining regulation, according to the statement released by the Treasury Department.

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