China’s PNTR Status and Accession to the WTO
NBR Analysis vol. 11, no. 2

China's PNTR Status and Accession to the WTO

by Nancy Bernkopf Tucker and Joseph Fewsmith
July 1, 2000

The debate over permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) status for China and China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) have raised important questions concerning U.S.-China relations more broadly. The articles contained in this NBR Analysis address two of the major issues related to China’s PNTR status and accession to the WTO: How will China’s integration into the global economy affect Taiwan, and how will accession play out in China?