Can the China Model Be Accommodated in the CPTPP?

The Interpreter

A rules-based trading system is the bare minimum that Beijing must agree to if it wants to talk accession, analysts argue.


US Officials, Lawmakers Blast WTO Ruling on US Tariffs on China

Voice of America

The World Trade Organization ruled that some punitive measures introduced by the Trump administration against China broke international trading rules.


Book Review: How Emerging Powers Disrupted the Neoliberal Project by Kristen Hopewell

Yao Han

In 'Breaking the WTO: How Emerging Powers Disrupted the Neoliberal Project,' Kristen Hopewell argues that the active pursuit of their own interests by emerging powers leads neo-liberalism into stalemate. Using the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as an example, the book not only illustrates a power shift, but also that the demands of emerging powers embracing the existing rules make consensus harder to reach. Yao Han appreciates the bold and innovative interpretations of the power interactions behind the WTO offered by this work.

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