CHINA has been rapped for delaying the establishment of import quotas allowing European Union clothing exporters to sell into this huge emerging market. Under the terms of China's accession to the World Trade Organisation, quotas should have been created by January. Brussels says it is "disappointed" at Beijing, which has now promised to open its markets this month. (April)

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