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  • Main Title China and the World Trade Organization


  • Author: Morrison, Wayne M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2003-08-06


  • English


  • Content Description: China has sought over the past several years to become a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the international agency that administers multilateral trade rules. China’s WTO membership (as well as that of Taiwan’s) was formally approved at the WTO Ministerial Conference in Doha, Qatar in November 2001. On December 11, 2001, China officially became a WTO member. WTO membership will require China to significantly liberalize its trade and investment regimes, which could produce significant new commercial opportunities for U.S. businesses. A main concern for Congress is to ensure that China fully complies with its WTO commitments.
  • Physical Description: 6 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Trade
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International agencies
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign trade - China
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs


  • Place Name: China


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RS20139
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS20139 2003-08-06
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs5588