CHINA ATC IMPLEMENTATION

BY KEITH NUTHALL
CHINA has sought to bury grumbling amongst its fellow World Trade Organisation member countries that it has been slow to implement quotas, by delivering its promise to publish import quotas in April that fulfill its commitments under the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing.

As required in the deal leading to Beijing gaining membership of the WTO, China has announced that it will simultaneously implement the first three stages of the ATC liberalisation process. In a statement to the global trade institution, the Chinese government said ...


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