China Can Wait: WTO Accession Deal Must Include Enforceable Labor Rights, Real Commercial Benefits
Publication Date: May 1999
Publisher(s): Economic Policy Institute
Author(s): Robert E. Scott
After rejecting a proposal to bring China into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in April 1999, the Clinton Administration is working to negotiate an accession agreement in time for the WTO ministerial meetings in Seattle later this year. The proposed deal would be harmful to workers in both the United States and China.