China’s Evolving Role in WTO Dispute Settlement: Acceptance, Consolidation and Activation

  • Bryan MercurioEmail author
  • Mitali Tyagi
Part of the European Yearbook of International Economic Law book series (EUROYEAR, volume 3)


The establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995 marked a watershed in the history of international trade relations. Most notably, the WTO expanded sectoral coverage to include services and intellectual property (IP), allowed for an increased role for developing countries and created of a binding and enforceable dispute settlement system.


World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Antidumping Duty World Trade Organization Membership Dispute Settlement System 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong, China
  2. 2.Attorney-General’s DepartmentCentral OfficeBartonAustralia

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