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China and the WTO (I)
(August, 2000)


Key Events in China's WTO Bid  2

Impacts of WTO

Future of Chinese Labour

"China and the WTO - No Hope in Sight"  4
"China: Labourers Lament Life after WTO"  6
Future of Chinese Farmers  
"China's WTO Membership could Cost it 4 Million Farm Jobs"  9
 "China's WTO Entry may Leave Farmers in the Dust"  9
"USA: Environmentalists Align Against China Trade"  12

Mainland Opinions
Interview of Cai Chongguo  13
Interview of Han Deqiang – "We are NOT Ready for WTO"  15

Debates on Membership
Trade vs. Human Right  
"Testimony Before the House Committee on International Relations (May 10, 2000)"  18
"Don’t Strengthen the WTO by Admitting China"  19
Response from the Asia Monitor Resource Center (AMRC)  22
"China's Human Rights Struggle"  24
The Real Enemy: WTO  
"We Have Met the Enemy: Fighting China or the WTO?"  26

  "China to Join the WTO: What does it Mean?"  29
  China in Asia 
  "Asia Weighs Challenge from Mainland after Joining WTO"  33



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