China: Want to succeed in the WTO, Get Off the Defensive

I’m quoted in the China Daily and a special edition of the Beijing Review covering this year’s plenary session of the National People’s Congress in the lead article. The topic was the WTO, and I said that while it was pretty clear that the government was doing all it could to implement, it needed to communicate its challenges in implementation to manage the expectations of the rest of the world. The core challenge for China is that what IT sees as compliance, and what other parties would see as compliance, will be two different things unless it steps forward and establishes a defensible benchmark.

About David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.
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