Top 9 False Promises That China Made in Joining the World Trade Organization

Stephen Ezell September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

After almost 15 years in the World Trade Organization, China has still failed to follow through on many of the trade-liberalizing commitments it made in order to convince free trade-oriented nations to approve its membership in 2001. These broken promises have harmed the global trading system as well as both economic growth and the health of innovative industries across the United States and Europe. Stephen Ezell outlines nine commitments China made, but never lived up to in Innovation Files.