The People’s Republic of China experienced a tremendous economic development within the last four decades. The strategies used by China for its own development, e.g. broad-based industry policy with forced technology transfer, are perceived as unfair not only in the US but to a large extent also in the EU.
Trade agreements—whether multilateral ones through the WTO, plurilateral ones such as the CPTPP, or bilateral agreements between two nations—represent the foundational vehicle through which nations remove trade barriers and deepen trade linkages. This category includes a wide array of GTIPA-member reports examining trade agreements their nations have implemented.