China Most Favored Nation Status

On May 20 President Clinton issued an executive order extending China’s Most Favored Nation trade status for one year. Congress… read more

On May 20 President Clinton issued an executive order extending China’s Most Favored Nation trade status for one year. Congress has until August 31 to reverse this decision. The committee heard testimony on the subject. Some witnesses advocated permanent MFN status for China because of growing U.S. trade with Asia. Others objected to the status because of China’s violation of U.S. intellectual property rights and of the human rights of Chinese citizens. close

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  • Barshefsky, Charlene Deputy Trade Representative (Former) Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
  • Chiu, Hungdah Director University of Maryland, College Park->East Asia Legal Studies
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China Most Favored Nation Status

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72761-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 7, 1996
Last Aired:
Jun 8, 1996

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  • Jun 07, 1996 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 1996 | 1:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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