Trade ministers will air their differences today (2 February) on the tricky issue of granting China market economy status starting in December, which Beijing considers to be ‘automatic’, following its admission to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Daniela Vincenti reports.
INTERVIEW: L. Alan Winters on China MES – “a coordinated view would look like the rest of the world is ganging up on China”
In an interview with Borderlex, L. Alan Winters asks if the unfolding crisis in the steel sector should be the overarching consideration for a forthcoming EU decision to grant China ‘market economy status’ in its antidumping policy this year. Winters also warns that if the West refuses to do so, there could be consequences for China’s commitment to …
Will the EU’s antidumping authorities be obliged to treat China as a market economy in late 2016? Laurent Ruessman thinks this is not the case.