Commentary: China And The Wto: Don't Rush To Make A Bad Deal

When Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji returned to Beijing empty-handed from a state visit to Washington in April, it looked as if China's dream of entry into the World Trade Organization was dead for this year. Since then, prospects only grew worse. Beijing's leaders were furious with a congressional report accusing China of stealing U.S. nuclear secrets--and broke off WTO talks after U.S. planes accidentally bombed its embassy in Belgrade.

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