China and the WTO Research Paper by CalDR

China and the WTO
This paper discusses China's inception into the World Trade Organization (WTO) and addresses the question of whether or not China's markets have expanded since its entry.
# 29450 | 7,925 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2002 | US

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On December 11, 2001, China officially became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), opening the country's doors to change and a new economy. This paper looks at the long journey it took in order to achieve this goal and the future prospects of such a step. The paper begins with an historical overview of China's economic structure and how this culminated into a decision to enter the WTO. It discusses the obstacles that China experienced in joining the WTO and the cost of the membership. It provides a table of China's commitments to the WTO and looks at what they expect to get in return. The economic impact of such a move is discussed and how this has influenced China's market structure and financial market reform.

History of China's Economic Structure
The Decision to Enter the WTO
Obstacles in Joining the WTO
The Cost of WTO Membership
China's Key Commitments to the WTO
What China Gets in Return
Economic Impact on China
China's Commitments
Foreign Investments
Changes Made and Lessons Learned
China's Market Structure
Financial Market Reform
Trade and Foreign Direct Investment

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