WATCHING GOVERNMENT U.S. BARRIERS TO CHINA TRADE
With Patrick Crow from Washington, D.C. A Senate energy committee last week heard a warning: The U.S. must change its trade policies toward China if American firms are to participate in the growing Chinese energy business. Sen. Bennett Johnston (D-La.), committee chairman, said, "Due to its sheer size, China far outweighs any other country in the world with respect to the potential impact its growth will have on international energy markets and global environmental values." Deputy Energy Sec.