Rebooting Multilateral Trade Cooperation: Perspectives from China and Europe

Bernard Hoekman, Xinquan Tu, Dong Wang 12 July 2021

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Contents

Introduction
Bernard Hoekman, TU Xinquan, and WANG Dong

Cross-cutting institutional challenges

1 Reviving the negotiation function of the WTO: Why the onus falls on the three major powers
TU Xinquan and Robert Wolfe

2 Transparency and Local Subsidies in China and the United States
Simon J. Evenett and KONG Qingjiang

3 China, the European Union, and the WTO Dispute Settlement Crisis
LIAO Shiping and Petros C. Mavroidis

4 Special and differential treatment and developing country status: Can the two be separated?
Patrick Low

5 National security and other non-trade objectives under WTO law
CUI Fan, Catherine Hoeffler, and Stephanie C. Hofmann

Managing international competitiveness spillovers

6 Is it Possible to Promote an Agricultural Agenda in the WTO?
LU Xiankun and Alan Matthews

7 About Knowledge and Rulemaking: Reforming WTO Rules on Subsidies
LI Siqi and Luca Rubini

8 A Core Proposal for Reforming the WTO’s Subsidy Rules
LIU Jingdong

9 What kinds of rules are needed to support digital trade?
Martina F. Ferracane and LI Mosi

10 Updating the General Agreement on Trade in Services
Bernard Hoekman and SHI Jingxia

11 The EU–China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment: A Model for Investment Coverage in the World Trade Organization?
Jürgen Kurtz and GONG Baihua

12 State-Owned Enterprises and International Competition: Towards Plurilateral Agreement
Bernard Hoekman and Andr  Sapir

13 Climate Change, Trade Policy, and the WTO
ZHANG Jianping and XIE Zhiyu

Professor and Director of Global Economics, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute; Research Fellow, CEPR

Dean and Professor, China Institute for WTO Studies, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing

Professor, School of International Studies and Executive Director, Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding, Peking University

Events

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