USA, all the Benefits, China all the Concessions? The US-China Bilateral WTO Agreement

Published 01 Jan 2000
Reference 4925
Topic Strategy
Industry Banking
Region Asia
Summary

The case focuses on the US-China bilateral negotiations on China’s bid for WTO membership. It presents the domestic policy processes of both countries regarding the entry negotiation and indicates the likely impact of China’s entry.

Teaching objectives

The case may be used to illustrate the impending economic, political and business transformation of China, and of US-Chinese relations. It also serves to illustrate the dynamics of bilateral relations in an interdependent waved economy.

Keywords
  • RD0101