By 2009, China’s exports had risen dramatically from $ 250 billion in 2000 to a projected $ 1,500 billion in 2009. This enormous growth of exports highly competitive business damaged in developed countries, notably the United States and Europe. China’s entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China’s guaranteed right to export these nations, but at the same time, the WTO required China to certain rules that support for fair trade and a level playin sought adhere … Read more »

By 2009, China’s exports had risen dramatically from $ 250 billion in 2000 to a projected $ 1,500 billion in 2009. This enormous growth of exports highly competitive business damaged in developed countries, notably the United States and Europe. China’s entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, China’s guaranteed right to export these nations, but at the same time, the WTO required China to certain rules that support for fair trade and adhere wanted a level playing field. Several broad subjects each gave rise to a number of trade disputes: The protection of intellectual property, security and health determines concerns about China’s products, labor and environmental standards, China’s manipulation of its currency, and the costs and prices of the government instead of free markets . This case examines each set of trade disputes and China’s attempts to solve it. Many disputes were embedded in cultural practices and ideological positions so that they may not be as quick to disappear. Deficiencies in the legal and judicial system of China Disabled enforcement. In addition, many based on the government’s desire to protect the interestsof Chinese businesses and their employees, and so China could change its practices only when confronted with credible threats retalitory. China’s central government experienced the “principal-agent” problem, where his desires and decisions could be ignored by local governments and businesses. Meanwhile, the changes in the industry structure change in the advanced nations of the bargaining positions of the western governments were. The case examines the WTO dispute settlement procedures and enforcement mechanisms that were addressed to China’s trade disputes.
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David W. Conklin,
Danielle Cadieux
Source: Ivey Publishing
17 pages.
Release Date: 20, February 2009. Prod #: 909M18-PDF-ENG
China’s trade disputes HBR case solution

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