Dec 01 , 2017
Donald Trump's administration has put its main programme for bolstering economic relations with China on ice.
Nov 30 , 2017
The Trump administration has lambasted China’s bid for recognition as a market economy in the World Trade Organization, citing decades of legal precedent and what it sees as signs that China is moving in the opposite direction under Xi Jinping.
Daniel Ikenson Director, Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
Sep 18 , 2017
For more than a decade, China and the United States have been engaged in a game of tit-for-tat technology protectionism, which now threatens to escalate into a wider high-tech trade war. But protectionism need not be met with protectionism. There is another route to deescalate this conflict: via the World Trade Organization.
Su Jingxiang Fellow, China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations
Aug 31 , 2017
The WTO is the proper forum for resolving US-China disputes on IP. The alternative is trade war.
Vasilis Trigkas Onassis Visiting Scholar, Tsinghua University
Apr 03 , 2017
Could Trump like Richard Nixon “echo like thunder” by unilaterally announcing a high tariff regime to balance U.S. trade deficit and break the WTO system? While some of Trump’s advisors would wave their heads affirmatively, the institutional and commercial leverage of the U.S today is much inferior from Nixon’s America that bended Europeans to follow her unilateral demands.
Colin Moreshead Freelance Writer
Mar 31 , 2017
President Xi has expressed a desire to uphold and develop the world order. President Xi has expressed a desire to uphold and develop the world order. If Xi is up to the challenge and prevents a breakdown in global trade, China will have will have saved more than its own skin.
Long Yongtu Chairman, Center of China & Globalization
Nov 09 , 2016
This December marks the 15th anniversary of China’s accession to the World Trade Organization. In the past 15 years, China could have played a bigger role in promoting global governance had the world’s institutional structures allowed it optimum participation in the global rule-making process. That will be China’s main objective in the future.
Sep 14 , 2016
China will cut import tariffs for over 200 information technology products for the World Trade Organization's (WTO) most favored nations from September 15, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday.
Sep 14 , 2016
The US has accused China of illegally subsidising rice, corn and wheat farmers, adding agriculture to a growing list of Washington's concerns over Chinese overproduction and distortion of global markets.
Jul 15 , 2016
The United States warned China on Thursday that it had not done enough to qualify for market economy status, especially in steel and aluminium, sowing the seeds for a trade battle between Washington and Beijing at the end of 2016.