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  • Chinese Trade Through Hong Kong
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    The Fate of Hong Kong Hong Kong is a British colony, ... but not for long. Hong Kong will become the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China on July 1, 1997 when Britain's lease is up. China promises not to change Hong Kong for at least fifty years, but this is not stopping Hong Kong residents from worrying about how their new life will be. The whole world is watching to find out... the fate of Hong Kong. Hong Kong previously was a small fishing community. Hong Kong was especially vulne...
  • China Permanent Normal Trade Relations
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    "A Paper Tiger on Trade" It seems that the major question surrounding the United States and its foreign relations these days is whether or not we grant China Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR). Some feel that we should give it to them, while many oppose the move as well. However, the reasons to not grant China PNTR are not nearly as conclusive as those reasons to grant it to them. As the article states, this issue divides up both political parties. It is not just Republicans vs. Democrats. ...
  • China And The Wto
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    For more than thirteen years negotiations have been going on to allow entry for China into the World Trade Organization (WTO). On November 30, 1999, in Seattle, Washington, President Bill Clinton and President Jiang Zemin of China will meet to set the agenda for trade talks, which will take years to come before there is an agreement. This will only be done if China doesn t feel threatened by a group of 134 countries that sets the terms of World Trade (Sanger). Some of the details that must be di...
  • Permanent Normal Trade Relation Status To China
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    Granting Normal Trade Status To China Chris Palmer Foreign Policy Dr. Wells April 4, 2000 Whether to grant China with normal trade status as it enters the WTO (World Trade Organization) thus eliminating congressional review status under the Jackson-Vanik amendments to the 1974 trade statute, is an important issue when considering the validity and repercussions that granting normal trade status would do to US-Chinese relations. It took three United States Presidents, two Chinese leaders and dozen...
  • Deal Between The U.S. And China
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    After rather lengthy negotiations between the United States and China, there has been a trade agreement reached between the two countries. China has agreed to enter into the World Trade Organization (WTO). This along with U.S. Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary Kurt Campbells visit to China in an attempt to mend relations damaged by the U.S. bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, marked a good series of events for U.S. and Chinese relations. The article also shows that the relationship betw...
  • China About Their Civil Rights Abuse
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    Should Canada and the US trade with China With all the civil rights abused in China, should the Canada and the US be trading with them In the view of one side, we should not trade with China because of these abused rights. It is thought that if we stop all trade with them, we will have an impact on their economy and they will at least cut down on their civil rights abuses in order to regain our trade and economy. But the view of the other side believes that if we keep trade with China, we can ha...
  • Developing Sino Us Trade And Economic Relations
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    Development of Sino-US economic and trade relations. When you are eager to get in touch with your family or friends, Motorola can transmit messages for you anywhere at any time. When you open. Windows 98 x, when you are taking Boeing Aircraft, when you are eating McDonald's or Kentucky Fired Chicken with relish while drinking Coca-Cola, have you ever thought that it is development of Sino-US economic and trade that have brought so many favors to us Have you ever known the developed course of Sin...
  • Trade Along The Silk Route
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    The Silk Road is the most well-known trading route of ancient Chinese civilization. Trade in silk grew under the Han Dynasty (202 BC - AD 220) in the first and second centuries AD Originally, the Chinese trade silk internally, within the empire. Caravans from the empire's interior would carry silk to the western edges of the region. Often small Central Asian tribes would attack these caravans hoping to capture the traders' valuable commodities. As a result, the Han Dynasty extended its military ...
  • Liberalization Of International Trade
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    Advantages of Technology in Internation Trade Technology plays a major role in international trade. Databases, overnight delivery and faxes have opened the world market to not only larger companies but small ones too. To add to this globalization, companies and even competitors are combining and forming alliances to cut cost and increase the profit margin. Chrysler, General Motors and Ford have formed an alliance in research and development to avoid duplication. These alliances are not only with...
  • Free Trade Problem With China
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    China and Free Trade In the International Business class, free trade has been the cornerstone for economic prosperity. But sometimes free trade can flood the market with cheaper products, causing financial problems for companies in this country. Often, the U.S. government will set up a tariff to help the American companies. But is this the best solution? This is the topic of the article, Bush's China-Trade Dilemma by Neil King, Jr. published November 14, 2002 in "The Wall Street Journal". Since ...
  • China To The Usa
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    The main focus of this paper is to analyze the Sino-American relationship and the factors both past and present that make it a complicated and very important issue, as well as future expectations for the development of continued relations. American contact with China in the past has been less than positive and China is a country that values respect and honesty in its value system. China and the USA do not share the same view of the world. There has been much misunderstanding and even underhanded...
  • Most Important Part Of Trade
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    If there was ever an important period historians, and people could put a finger on, this would be it. This is the important period where the world's countries, kingdoms, and dynasties established trade routes. This is the period where countries were made and countries were destroyed because of the importance of trade and the importance of building a fundamental, religious, and economical way of life. This paper will discuss the goals and functions of trades, and traders, and a historical analysi...
  • Beginning Trade With China
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    When China Ruled the Seas Book Review In the book, When China Ruled the Seas, Leva thes tells us about seven voyages made by junk armadas during the Chinese emperor Zhu Di's reign. "Treasure ships" as they were called, were under the command of admiral Zheng He, these ships traded silk, porcelain, and many other fine objects of value. They sailed from India to East Africa, throughout Korea and Japan, and possibly as far as Australia. She believes that China might have been able to create a great...
  • Western World Left China
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    China is the perfect example of what happens when one leader is given to much power. The leaders of China were each very afraid of social reform, and the consequences that outside influence may have on their customs. As a means of initiating reform, they shut the entire Western world out almost completely. At the time it was a move that served China well but in the long run it was the downfall of China. While blindfolded, the Chinese were unable to see the great advancements of the Western world...
  • Debate Over China's Mfn Status
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    In 1998, United States imported more than $70 billion worth of Chinese consumer and industrial goods, up from $38 billion in 1994. Topping the list: toys, footwear, electrical goods, and all forms of apparel, from woven to knits. But the days when American consumers could go shopping in 99 cents Store, or buy a mid-sized Donald Duck stuffed toy for $20 at the Disney Store, would be numbered. Because as the debate over most-favored-nation (MFN) status for China heats up in Congress every year, co...
  • Canadian Two Way Trade With Hong Kong
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    Team Canada Trade Mission - Hong Kong and China a) The motivation for the trade mission to China is quite simple. The Canadian government wants to do business. In 1999, Canadian two-way trade with China was worth $11.5 billion. Canadian two-way trade with Hong Kong equalled $2.4 billion during 1999. The numbers tell the story. China is Canada's fourth-largest trading partner after the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom. The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade says that...
  • Trade Barrier Battle Between China And Us
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    Cause of the disputes: The Bush administration accused China of a host of trade violations, including intellectual property theft and trade barriers. "Manufacturers complained about rampant piracy of intellectual property, forced transfer of technology from firms launching joint ventures in China, trade barriers and capital markets that are largely insulated from free-market pressures", Evans said. Evans also announced the creation of a new Unfair Trade Practices Team inside the Commerce Departm...
  • China's Foreign Trade
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    "Peering Toward the Future While Tilting Back into the Past": The Struggle to Open China's Markets Dating back to the Qing Dynasty, the popular assumption among the Chinese was "that China was the "central" kingdom and that other countries were, by definition, peripheral, removed from the cultural center of the universe. The Chinese, therefore, showed little interest in precise information or detailed study of foreign countries" (Spence, 119). The Qing seemed uninterested in any foreign gains to...
  • Beginning Of The Mongol Rule Of China
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    On a present-day map we see Mongolia as a small country hidden away in East Asia between China and Russia, two of the most powerful nations in the world today. Few would believe that such a small country could have ever succeeded in conquering both China and Russia. But back in the early 13th century the Mongolians did conquer both China and Russia, along with many more lands. In doing so the Mongolians created the largest land empire in world history. The Mongolians had a lasting effect on the ...
  • Australia's Bilateral Relationship With China
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    This essay analyses the Australian-China bilateral relationship since 1945 and in particular its political significance to Australia. Many global factors have influenced this relationship, including the advent of the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the collapse of the Soviet bloc European nations. In addition, internal political changes in Australia and China have both affected and been affected by the global changes. It will be analysed that Australia's bilateral relationship with...

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