Case | HBS Case Collection | December 2006 (Revised April 2008)

China and the WTO: What Price Membership?

by Richard H.K. Vietor and Julia Galef


China has been a member of the WTO for more than five years. Its implementation of requirements has been a mixed bag. While China's growth is still spectacular, many institutional problems remain. And there is a new problem--a spectacular trade asymmetry with the United States.

Keywords: Trade; Governance Compliance; International Relations; Problems and Challenges; China; United States;


Vietor, Richard H.K., and Julia Galef. "China and the WTO: What Price Membership?" Harvard Business School Case 707-032, December 2006. (Revised April 2008.)