China and International Trade Regulation in the Post-Pandemic Era


China is at the centre of academic and policy debates about the future of the multilateral trading system established under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The panel discussed some of the most systemic and controversial issues relating to China, the world trading system and beyond. 

The conference had a distinguished panel of speakers including Professors Bryan Mercurio (CUHK), Qingjiang Kong (CUPL) and (Michael) Ming Du (Durham) focusing on exploring the impact (or lack of impact) of the WTO on China's economic reforms, the future of China's trade policies and possible policy responses by China's major trading partners (particularly the United States and the European Union) in the (post-) pandemic era. 


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