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11.28.2011 19:21

Wider, Hotter U.S.-China Disputes over Trade

Trans-Pacific friction over trade policies has escalated since China joined the World Trade Organization a decade ago
By staff reporter Yu Hairong

Ten years into its tenure as a World Trade Organization member, the planet's second-largest economy China has joined the United States in a game of finger-pointing.

China has taken advantage of WTO dispute settlement mechanism to file eight cases against other countries over the past decade, including six against the United States. Meanwhile, the United States was responsible for 12 of the 23 cases filed against China by WTO members.

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