In 2001, China joined the World Health Organization after fifteen years of negotiations. Since then, China has become the world’s second biggest economy and largest trading nation.
CGTN’s Yang Chengxi reports.
Joining the discussion:
- Yan Liang is a Professor of Economics at Willamette University.
- Neysun Mahboubi is a research scholar with the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania.
- John Quelch is the Dean of the Herbert Business School at the University of Miami.
- John Gong is a Professor of Economics at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.
— WTO (@wto) December 10, 2021
Since joining in 2001, China has supported the WTO's style but sabotaged its substance, and now the U.S. is doing the same. A world system driven by state-backed champions has less room for free trade, say @petesweeneypro and @GinaChon. https://t.co/OPzvwUr3oo pic.twitter.com/A2e9eBnhdS
— ReutersBreakingviews (@Breakingviews) December 10, 2021