N36 Faculty Article: Marc L. Busch on the China-US Relationship at the WTO
China US Focus - Published October 1, 2012
From Ohio to Geneva: Did Reckless US Pandering Trigger Chinese Retaliation at the WTO?
"This case was sure to get attention. Recorded as the 450th dispute filed at the World Trade Organization (WTO), it pits the US against China over subsidies. It thus has the cast of characters, and the kind of plot, that make headlines in today's global economy. Yet the case, known as China—Certain Measures Affecting the Automobile and Automobile-Parts Industries, was seen as being more about domestic US politics than international commerce. In the waning days of a presidential election in which Ohio looms large, it smacked of reckless pandering."
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