LES RENCONTRES ECONOMIQUES D’AIX – L’intensification des échanges internationaux est menacée comme jamais. A la rationalité de l’économie de marché s’oppose désormais la puissance des émotions et des pulsions incarnées par Trump et les populistes. Pour survivre, la globalisation doit adapter ses règles.

China has done its best to implement all commitments stipulated in the WTO accession agreement, applying measures which have been highly valued by Pascal Lamy, former director general of the WTO,  said Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen on Thursday. Wang made the remarks during a press conference about a white paper titled “China and […]

How has China fulfilled its WTO accession commitment? What support has China provided to the world’s multilateral trade system? And how are China’s economic contributions since its opening-up efforts influencing the world? Pascal Lamy, former WTO director-general, John Gong from the Beijing-based University of Int’l Business & Economics, and David Mahon from Mahon China Investment […]

Still, the former head of the World Trade Organization, Pascal Lamy, is confident, for the moment, that free trade will win in the long term. ‘My own sense is that we’ve reached a stage of globalization that will make de-globalization extremely unlikely’ unless protectionist and populist parties strengthen further, Lamy said in recent remarks to […]

China has not only comprehensively fulfilled its commitments to the World Trade Organization (WTO), but has also provided huge opportunities to its trade partners and made enormous global contributions, according to a white paper on China and the WTO. During the past 17 years, “China has honored its commitments to the WTO, substantially opened its […]

With global trade facing a rise in unilateralism and protectionism, China’s State Council decided to release a white paper on Thursday to highlight the country’s reform and opening-up measures and global contributions since joining the World Trade Organization in 2001. How will China work together with the WTO to tackle escalating trade tensions and stabilize […]