China and the World Trade Organization: A Legal Perspective

China and the World Trade Organization: A Legal Perspective

by Kong Qingjiang
     
 

This book examines, from the legal perspective, China's process of WTO accession, its commitments to the accession, the implications of such commitments for its trade and legal systems, and its efforts toward WTO compliance. It also discusses the issue of the capacity of the evolving Chinese legal system for ensuring compliance. In particular, the book probes into the… See more details below

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This book examines, from the legal perspective, China's process of WTO accession, its commitments to the accession, the implications of such commitments for its trade and legal systems, and its efforts toward WTO compliance. It also discusses the issue of the capacity of the evolving Chinese legal system for ensuring compliance. In particular, the book probes into the trade and legal systems at the turn of the accession and evaluates selected trade and legal issues, including intellectual property, foreign investment law and settlement of trade disputes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789812380395
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Abbreviations
Pt. IChina and the WTO Law
Ch. 1China's WTO Accession: History, Concerns and Issues3
Ch. 2China's WTO Accession: Commitments and Implications27
Ch. 3Preparing China's Trade and Legal Systems for WTO Compliance61
Pt. IIChina and the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism
Ch. 4Is China's Judiciary Ready for WTO Entry?97
Ch. 5Can The WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism Resolve Trade Disputes Between China And Taiwan?117
Ch. 6Will China Behave in the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism?132
Pt. IIITowards WTO Compliance: China's Trade Regime
Ch. 7New Dimension Of China's Foreign Investment Regime On the Eve Of WTO Accession157
Ch. 8Chinese Law and Practice On Government Procurement In the Context Of WTO Accession183
Ch. 9China's Online Copyright Protection On the Eve Of WTO Accession207
Ch. 10China's Telecom Regulatory Regime On the Eve Of WTO Accession230
Ch. 11Where Will China's Internet Regulation Go After WTO Accession?251
Ch. 12Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in China: On the Eve Of WTO Accession269
Pt. IVConclusion
Ch. 13Enforcement of WTO Agreements in China: Reality or Illusion?295
AppChina's WTO Accession: Chronicles344
Index347

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