Joining WTO boosts technology sector2006-12-12
China's accession into the World Trade Organization (WTO) five years ago has helped boost the country's information and communications technology (ICT) sector, a senior government official said yesterday.
Chinese, foreign banks brace for competition as China opens banking sector2006-12-12
Chinese and foreign banks are girding up for competition as China opened its financial sector to foreign banks on Monday, which also marked the fifth anniversary of the nation's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Changes bode well for nation's financial sector 2006-01-10
China's financial market has seen great changes since the country joined the World Trade Organization in 2001. Corporate and overall systematic reforms last year best illustrate the country's ambition for change before it fully opens up its market by the end of this year.
WTO 2005 Beijing Int'l Forum to kick off2005-09-08
The "WTO & China: 2005 Beijing International Forum" will be held in the Beijing News Plaza on September 16. The forum's preparatory pork is progressing in an orderly way, reported Chinadaily.com.cn based on the news release of the forum yesterday.
China's tourism speeds up opening after WTO entry2004-11-25
China's tourism sped up after the nation joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), an official with the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) here Wednesday.
China's auto industry boosted after WTO entry2004-04-12
China's auto industry has been sharpening international competitiveness while lowering car prices after entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Textile mechanism outlined 2003-10-30
A consultation mechanism will be set up between China and the United States to exchange information and minimize problems arising in the much maligned area of textiles.
CEPA 'will boost TCM cooperation'2003-09-12
Mainland-Hong Kong cooperation in developing traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs) will reach a new level with the implementation of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA), experts say.
WTO entry boosts air catering sector2002-12-17
China's rapid economic growth has boosted its air catering sector and provided a more liberal environment for overseas investors, especially since China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) entry, suggests a Hong Kong investor.
China's auto industry speeds ahead in first WTO year 2002-12-12
China Association of Automobile Manufacturers statistics show the output of domestically made vehicles increased by 35.3 percent year-on-year to 2,822,700 units during the first 10 months of this year. The production of sedans accounted for 839,900 units, rising by 46.3 percent.
China's housing industry boosted with WTO entry - official2002-12-11
China has boosted the development of its housing industry since it entered the World Trade Organization (WTO) one year ago, an official said recently.
China's WTO entry has enormous impact on oil refining, sales2002-07-30
The membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is likely to have a bigger impact on China's oil refining and oil product sales than other sectors of the petroleum industry, said a senior manager.
Buying more steel, selling less2002-07-29
China saw a jump in steel imports and a fall in exports during the first half of this year as a result of its entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) and trade conflicts between world's major steel producers.
Carmakers see profits crash 2002-04-08
Profits from the car industry in China, the hardoest hit manufacturing sector after the nation's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), are predicted to be further squeezed by an expected increase in vehicle imports during the remaining period of this year.
Foreign investor fruits forbidden no longer2002-03-19
The Chinese Government is set to attract more foreign investment in those sectors which used to be "forbidden zones" for foreigners -- starting on April 1.
WTO entry has far-reaching effect on China's resource management - official2002-03-11
China's accession into the World Trade Organization (WTO) will have a broad and far-reaching influence on the management of the country's land and resources, a senior land official said here Sunday.
NPC deputy warns of brain drain after WTO entry 2003-03-11
Chinese enterprises should be fully aware of the challenge of losing talented people to foreign- funded companies now that China is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), said a deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC).
China plans merge dozens of small oil refineries into two giants 2002-03-08
China is planning to merge tens of small local oil refineries into its top two oil giants - China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec) - as a way to ultimately shut down the small businesses.
China's industrial giants join hands to face challenges2002-02-15
Anshan Iron and Steel Group Company and COSCO, China's largest steel complex and flag-carrier shipowner, have formed a partnership to cope with the influx of foreign competitors that will arrive following the country's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Oil industry well-greased for post WTO competition 2002-01-25
The government is teaming with domestic oil companies to sharpen their competitive edge so they can hold their own against international oil giants now that China is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
WTO right Rx for Chinese medicine2002-01-22
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), whose history spans thousands of years, will reinvent itself in this century now that China has joined the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Challenges, chances coexist for China's rural enterprises after WTO entry2002-01-21
The World Trade Organization (WTO) entry will bring both opportunities and challenges for China's township firms. Considering the fact that the rural enterprises have flexible operational mechanisms and that many of them are engaged in labor-intensive sectors, bureau sources believe that rural firms can run well.
Zhu urges officials to think hard about WTO impacts 2001-12-10
Premier Zhu Rongji urged government officials on Sunday to understand the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to ensure sound economic development and social stability in the country.
China's textile industry gears up for WTO challenges 2001-11-25
Facing the challenges brought by China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), textile enterprises the country are building up muscles to meet fiercer competition at both domestic and foreign markets.
Experts call for protection of traditional Chinese medicine 2001-11-25
Experts at a national meeting on traditional Chinese medicine development reached a consensus on Sunday in Beijing that it is an urgent job to protect intellectual property rights of traditional Chinese medicine.
Survey: 19 industries to face both challenge and opportunity after WTO entry 2001-11-22
China's accession to the WTO will bring important development opportunities for its economic construction, of course, it will also bring many challenges, but it should be said that opportunities would outdo challenges
45 businesses scoop top brand gongs 2001-09-03
A total of 57 product brands from 45 enterprises have won the title of ``China's Top Brand,'' raising their profile ahead of the nation's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Official: Tariff reduction press Chinese enterprises facing WTO earlier 2001-01-11
China's policy to unilaterally reduce the average tariff early this year will expand China's exports and push Chinese enterprises to meet the challenges earlier from China's impending entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to a senior customs official.