Trade Talks 107: Bombed Embassies and Document Leaks – How China Got into the WTO

Paul Blustein (Centre for International Governance Innovation) joins to discuss the contentious process of US-China negotiations in the late 1990s that ultimately resulted in China joining the World Trade Organization. Their discussion of his latest book – Schism: China, America, and the Fracturing of the Global Trading System – sets the stage for much of the subsequent challenges that continue to affect the US-China trade relationship today.
Featuring Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)
October 24, 2019