The WTO and Its Impact on China's Economic Reform and Development

Seminar

Date and Time

April 13, 2000 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Availability

Open to the public.

No RSVP required

Location

Daniel and Nancy Okimoto Conference Room

FSI Contact

Yumi Onoyama

The Honorable Wang Yunxiang has an extraordinary perspective on Chinese economic issues. His seminar will mainly concern the influence on China's economy and social development after China joins the WTO and will address key questions:

  • How will America benefit from China joining the WTO? and
  • What influences will be brought to the world's economy through China joining the WTO?

The Honorable Wang Yunxiang has had a distinguished diplomatic career. Since 1972 he served as Attache of the Chinese Embassy in the Republic of Malta(1972-1978), the first Secretary, Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Uganda (1984-1988), and the Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in the Kingdom of Norway. Thereafter, he served as the Deputy Director General of the Information Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1991-1996). In 1996, he was appointed as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Zambia. The Honorable Wang Yunxiang has served as Consul General of the People's Republic of China in San Francisco since 1999.

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