TITLE

When both sides blink

AUTHOR(S)
Lief, Louise; Lawrence, Susan V.
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/30/94, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the Clinton administration has been threatening to revoke China's most-favored-nation trading privileges if Beijing does not make significant progress in seven human-rights categories. Hopes of both sides to strike a face-saving compromise in time to head off a showdown that neither side wants and neither can afford; Billions of dollars at stake; Options under consideration; Changes in code of conduct; Improving labor conditions; More.
ACCESSION #
9405257575

 

Related Articles

  • There's plenty for U.S. to worry about in dealings with China. Dombrowski, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;04/11/97, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p9 

    Comments on the implications of the United States' granting of most favored nation status to China. Impact of human rights issues on economic policy towards China; Role of China in financing America's budget deficit.

  • Is Red China our friend?  // Human Events;8/19/94, Vol. 50 Issue 32, p4 

    Makes observations concerning the relations between the United States and mainland China. Objections to continuing most favored nation treatment to China; Worsening of China's human rights record; Missionaries who had been arrested in China.

  • Human rights first. Bernstein, Robert L.; Dicker, Richard // Foreign Policy;Spring94, Issue 94, p43 

    Discusses the factors the authors would have President Bill Clinton consider before he makes a decision to renew most favored nation trading status for China. Why Clinton's broad wording of the conditions for renewal and increasingly mixed signals encouraged the Chinese leadership to act as if...

  • China policy ignores human rights for bottom line. McGrory, Mary // Indianapolis Business Journal;07/01/96, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p7B 

    Comments on US President Bill Clinton's expected renewal of the most-favored-nation status of China in spite of China's record in human rights violations. Clinton's statements about China's progress in human rights; Representative Christopher Smith's Subcommittee on International Operations and...

  • Mid-term review of most-favored-nation status for China. Lord, Winston // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;3/7/94, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p127 

    Presents a statement by the Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs before the House Ways and Means Committee, Washington, D.C., February 1994, concerning a review of President Bill Clinton's May 28, 1993 executive order extending China's most-favored-nation trade status. ...

  • Slow boat to a new China trade plan. Dentzer, Susan // U.S. News & World Report;5/9/94, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p57 

    Discusses how President Bill Clinton faces a June 3, 1994 deadline to renew China's most favored nation (MFN) trade status. How Clinton administration would eventually like to cut the link between human rights and the ballooning US-China trade; How link came about; Disastrous consequences that...

  • Breaking the deadlock. Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p24 

    Reports that key Chinese officials have shown interest in a compromise that would break the deadlock over renewing Beijing's most-favored-nation (MFN) trade status. Proposal which would renew China's MFN privileges and establish a strong US Human Rights Commission to monitor Beijing's treatment...

  • Playing the China card. Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p92 

    Editorial. Discusses how President Bill Clinton, unless he changes his policy, is set to punish China by revoking its most-favored-nation (MFN) status, imposing high excise duties on its exports to America. Mistaken belief that Sino-American relationship must pivot on human rights; Why...

  • China, trade, and rights.  // Christian Science Monitor;6/30/97, Vol. 89 Issue 150, p20 

    Opinion. Discusses the relationship between China's most favored nation (MFN) status and its human rights abuses. The debate in Congress about whether to lift MFN in response to human rights abuses; The impact that the transfer of Hong Kong is having on the debate; The idea of engagement...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics