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Report: China WTO Accession Outcomes Hold Troubling Precedents For A BIT Agreement

August 1, 2016 at 5:52 PM
A report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission released Aug. 1 openly questions whether a bilateral investment treaty will create jobs in the U.S. or cause more jobs and production to be outsourced to China, which would follow the precedent set by the U.S. granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations status in 2000 resulting in China's accession to the World Trade Organization. The report, “Policy Considerations for Negotiating a U.S.-China Bilateral Investment Treaty,” was authored by former commission...

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