China and Australia both filed complaints at the World Trade Organization just one day apart this week, over mutual anti-dumping duties imposed on each other’s goods. Photo: AFP China and Australia both filed complaints at the World Trade Organization just one day apart this week, over mutual anti-dumping duties imposed on each other’s goods. Photo: AFP
China and Australia both filed complaints at the World Trade Organization just one day apart this week, over mutual anti-dumping duties imposed on each other’s goods. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: WTO trade disputes rehash old question of whether China is a ‘market economy’

  • One analyst calls ‘market economy’ debate a moot point, because United States and others will not treat China as such in anti-dumping cases
  • The general hope is that arbitration proceedings at the World Trade Organization could serve as a forum for Beijing and Canberra to work out their differences

Topic |   China-Australia relations
China and Australia both filed complaints at the World Trade Organization just one day apart this week, over mutual anti-dumping duties imposed on each other’s goods. Photo: AFP China and Australia both filed complaints at the World Trade Organization just one day apart this week, over mutual anti-dumping duties imposed on each other’s goods. Photo: AFP
China and Australia both filed complaints at the World Trade Organization just one day apart this week, over mutual anti-dumping duties imposed on each other’s goods. Photo: AFP
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