How to Unlock the WTO Blockage and Why China Holds the Key

May 14, 2021

The WTO has been getting into an ever-deeper crisis in recent years, even though it had been a success story at its outset in 1995 and for several years afterward. And still in 2001, despite the upcoming anti-globalization criticism, the start of the Doha Round in 2001- shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks- it was understood as a strong signal for multilateral cooperation toward further trade liberalization.