WTO China Updates
The Changes
A Review of China's Car Industry in Past 5 Years
Statistics from Chinese Customs show that China's vehicle and vehicle parts imports have experienced a rapid increase since WTO accession, from US$4 billion in 2001 to almost US$16 billion in the first three quarters of 2006.
Ambassador: China Has Implemented WTO Obligations
China has made great efforts to faithfully implement its obligations in the World Trade Organization (WTO) since it joined the body five years ago, said Chinese Ambassador to the WTO Sun Zhenyu Sun ahead of the five year anniversary of China's WTO entry, which falls on Monday.
China's Action Plan on IPR Protection
China Has Made Remarkable Progress in Economic Opening
China has made remarkable progress in opening its economy since it joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) five years ago, former US Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky told Xinhua recently in an exclusive interview.
China Refutes 'Transparency' Claim on Subsidies
Chinese officials on Thursday denied claims that the government's report to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on subsidies lacked transparency.
Security Industry Permitted to Accept Foreign Investment
Foreign investment will be allowed in China's security services industry next year in line with the country's commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO), a senior official said during the first Beijing International Security Forum yesterday.
Agricultural Tarrifs Reduction Hurts Chinese Farmers
China's Minister of Agriculture has stressed the strain on the country's agricultural industry that would be caused by further reduction of farming tariffs during talks with visiting director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Pascal Lamy.
China Good on WTO Commitments
China has comprehensively and fully implemented the extensive commitments it made when it joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, according to Vice Minister Yi Xiaozhun of Commerce at the WTO's first trade policy review of China on Wednesday.
WTO Report Addresses Trade Surplus
While friction between China and the US continues over their large trade imbalance, the World Trade Organization (WTO) addressed the gap in its first review of China's trade policy since the nation joined the global body at the end of 2001.
Average Tariff Level Drops to 9.9%
China's average tariff level has dropped to 9.9 percent in 2005 as the country is earnestly fulfilling its commitments to the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to figures released by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). The average tariff on industrial products dropped to 9.3 percent, while that for agricultural products was 15.3 percent.
China's Diplomacy: Pursuing Balance to Reach Harmony
Chinese President Hu Jintao made a speech on China's new foreign policy of building a harmonious world at the United Nations Summit marking the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the world body. His words received wide approval and the policy is thought fruitful in 2005.
Shopping Areas Getting Help to Boost Post-WTO Trade
Hong Kong's government said yesterday it would introduce initiatives to encourage people to the shopping areas of Causeway Bay and Wanchai to help local shops resume normal business after the WTO Ministerial Conference
China Improves Int'l Trade Rules for Rural Development
Four years after its accession to the World Trade Organization, China is striving to play an active role in improving international trade rules to protect its vulnerable agriculture, among others.
China's WTO Achievements Recognized
The United States has acknowledged China's achievements in implementing its commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to the latest report published by the United States Trade Representative (USTR).
China Has Embraced World Since WTO Entry
Affordable luxury was probably the first benefit most Chinese imagined they would enjoy when the country joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) four years ago.
US Firms Benefit from China in WTO
US businesses have benefited from China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), says a report released by the US-China Business Council.
Overseas Retailers Rushing in
Overseas retailers have been "very active" this year after China abolished restrictions in the sector according to commitments to the WTO (World Trade Organization), a senior government official said yesterday at opening of the 12th Asian Retailers Convention & Exhibition (ARCE) in Beijing.
Software Industry in Line with WTO
To meet the requirements of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the government is pushing ahead with policies encouraging the development of the software industry, a senior official from the Ministry of Information Industry said.
WTO Entry: Little Impact on Security of Domestic Business
Vice Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng said Thursday China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) three and a half years ago has brought little shock to domestic business.
Insurance Market to Keep WTO Promise
According to Wu Dingfu, chairman of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC), the local insurance industry has already benefited from foreign expertise and know-how.
Full Impact of WTO Remains to Be Felt
Just because China's financial institutions have not experienced any serious competition since the nation joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) does not mean that this will never come.
China Honors WTO Promise on Tariff Cuts
China's Finance Minister, Jin Renqing, says the country has made almost all of the tariff cuts needed to fulfill its commitments to the World Trade Organization.
WTO Membership Benefits Consumers, Workers
Three years after China's entry into the World Trade Organization, consumers and workers are reaping substantial benefits. The jobs of some 80 million Chinese people are directly related to foreign trade, while imported goods are becoming more varied, more widely available and more affordable.
China Wins Praise from WTO Members
China has been praised by World Trade Organization members for living up to its commitments to the world body.
Textile Duties to Ease Trade Concerns
Textile concerns among China's trading partners in the coming integration of global trade have made the nation determined to control its exports. The Ministry of Commerce will impose export duties on certain textile products and encourage the export of high-end textiles.
Foreign Firms Affirm China's WTO Membership
Foreign businesses in China have said that China has kept the commitments it made joining the World Trade Organization three years ago and been a "responsible" member.
Foreign Firms Satisfied with China's Performance
A recent survey shows that 93 percent of 1,000 foreign-invested companies in Shanghai are satisfied with China's performance in post-WTO period, and 86 percent of them are optimistic about China's future investment and trade environment.
China Keeping WTO Promises
Three years since China's accession into the World Trade Organization, Chinese WTO ambassador told CRI reporter China's fulfilling its commitment, and more steps will be in place for better integration into the global trade body.
Nation Performing Well in WTO Tasks
Senior executives and scholars across the world believe that China has done a fairly good job in fulfilling its World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments in the past three years, according to a survey conducted by Andrew Stoler, a former deputy director-general of the WTO.
Auto Imports Not to Increase Sharply
Many cried wolf for China's auto industry when the nation joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) three years ago.
Three Eventful Years in the WTO
The three years since China joined the WTO have ushered in remarkable changes in its major industries, which have in turn impacted on ordinary people's everyday lives in some significant ways.
Toys Tariff Lifting to Spark Fierce Rivalry
China's import tariffs on toys will be eliminated on January 1, 2005, in accordance with the country's commitments to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Smooth Transition After WTO Accession Expected
China will take measures to ensure a smooth transition after it joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), said Chinese Ambassador to the WTO Sun Zhenyu.
WTO Accession Helps Telecom Advance
China's telecoms industry is achieving dramatic development, propelled by its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Zero Tariff Won't Harm Furniture Sector
The Chinese furniture industry should be able to withstand the pressures of foreign competition when furniture import tariffs end next year as a result of World Trade Organization requirements, industry analysts say.
China Fulfills WTO Commitment
China says it has been effectively fulfilling its commitments to the World Trade Organization since its ascension to the world trade body three years ago.
WTO Performance Called 'Outstanding'
China entered the World Trade Organization (WTO) on December 11, 2001. With the third anniversary of its membership approaching, it is time to review what China has experienced over the past few years and what kind of challenges are waiting for the world's fastest-growing economy. This is the beginning of a series of China Daily WTO specials.
3 Years in WTO Brings Sea Changes
Three years of membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have initially prepared China for intense foreign competition, although there are still tougher challenges ahead.
Central Bank: Loan Growth Falls Tangibly
New loans earmarked by Chinese banks in May were less than half of the figure of the same month in 2003, a strong evidence showing the central government's efforts to rein in loan growth and cool down the economy were paying off.
Reform in Air Cargo Sector on Horizon
Domestic and overseas cargo airlines will be allowed set up ventures in China as the country further loosens its control over the air cargo market.
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