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Passage of arms to the World Trade Organization

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At the World Trade Organization (WTO), the United States is leading the charge against Beijing on several fronts. First, they dispute that China can still benefit from Special and Differential Treatment. This rule confers certain advantages on emerging countries, a longer transition period to implement certain decisions, for example. Beijing disputes. She certainly boasts of having overcome extreme poverty and achieved a GDP / capita of 10,000 dollars per year, but reminds that this average does not apply to a large part of the rural population. It argues that even in one of its most advanced cities, Shenzhen in this case, the GDP / capita is $ 30,000 per year, only half that of the United States.

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