CHINA WTO

BY KEITH NUTHALL
CHINA has sought to allay fears that it is dragging its feet over the implementation of liberalisation commitments it made when it was admitted into the World Trade Organisation. It has released explanatory notes to the European Union and Canada, who have raised concerns over the opening of textile import quotas. Meanwhile, China has admitted that it has encountered "unexpected difficulties" in setting up low duty import tariffs for wool and cotton. The EU, Argentina, Malaysia and Brazil have said at the WTO's agriculture committee that ...


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