China's New Automobile Policy Fails to Comply with Its WTO Commitments


China enacted a new automobile policy in June 2004 to guide the direction of its automotive industry. However, its new laws create obstacles to foreign car manufacturers that contravene China's promises to the WTO. Moreover, China's ultimate goal is to become the leader into automobile production and is trying to achieve this goal through non-market means.


International Law

Date of this Version

August 2005