FOREIGN investors will be blocked from controlling Internet, third generation mobile and other telecommunications joint ventures in China under the final deal struck over its accession to the World Trade Organisation, a briefing paper from officials in Geneva has said.

A formal session of the WTO's China working party is to approve Chinese membership on Monday, sparking procedural steps until March, when commitments made by Beijing in negotiations over the past 15 years will come into effect.

Regarding the Internet and ...

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