Developing Country Status

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Senate Hearing for U.S. Treasury Nominee Raises Several China/World Bank Issues

At a Senate Finance hearing today, Senator James Lankford (R-OK) had an exchange with U.S. Treasury nominee Jay Shambaugh on several issues related to the World Bank and China.

World Bank President Discusses Lending to China

At an event hosted by the Peterson Institute today, World Bank President David Malpass offered some thoughts on the role of World Bank lending to China, an issue on which he previously weighed in as a Treasury Department official during the Trump administration.
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Chinese Legal Scholar Speaks at Webinar on "Two Decades of China in the WTO: The View from China"

In a webinar [https://usali.org/events/two-decades-of-china-in-the-wto-the-view-from-china] hosted by the U.S.-Asia Law Institute on "Two Decades of China in the WTO: The View from China," Manjiao Chi [http://law.uibe.edu.cn/english/facultyresearch/faculty/fulltimefaculty/professor/72137.htm] , professor and founding director of the Center for

U.S. Senate Hearing on Two Commerce Department Nominees Raises Various U.S.-China Trade Issues

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing [https://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing-to-consider-the-nomination-of-lisa-w-wang-of-the-district-of-columbia-to-be-an-assistant-secretary-of-commerce-vice-jeffrey-kessler] today on the nominations of two Commerce Department officials: Maria Louise Lago as Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, and Lisa Wang as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance. The questions from the

Republican Senators Introduce Legislation To End Development Bank Assistance for China

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and 17 of his Republican colleagues have introduced legislation [https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/2587/text] (S.2587) that would put an end to assistance to China by multilateral development banks. The logic behind the legislation is that China has grown enough economically that

U.S. Question on "Special and Differential Treatment" for Macao at the WTO Trade Policy Review

In recent years, the United States has pushed [https://www.cato.org/policy-analysis/development-dimension-what-do-about-differential-treatment-trade] to bring new disciplines to the the area of special and differential treatment for developing countries at the WTO, and to the practice of self-declaration of developing country status. As part of Macao’s recent trade
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