BRITISH and other developed country exporters will be able to take advantage of lower tariffs and abolished restrictive import quotas in the vast markets of China in future, because of the long awaited decision to admit the planet's fifth largest trading nation to the World Trade Organisation.

Following 15 years of often intense negotiations, the decision, by the WTO's China accession working party, will liberalise trade with China, creating opportunities for exporters to carry goods to the world's most populous nation.

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