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The Systems of Technical Barriers to Trade of China and Mexico under the Framework of wto

Juan González García, Juanjuan Zhang, América Ivonne Zamora Torres


In 2009, a financial crisis swept the globe and the world economy entered the
“Severe Winter Period” causing a significant decline in spite of the international
trade or the transitional capital flow. In order to deal with the crisis, all
countries issued a series of policies in an attempt to stimulate the economy
into its recovery while, at the same time, they implemented a variety of trade
measures, among which, Technical Barriers to Trade (tbt) was one of the main
ones since it was focused in the protection of domestic economy, one aspect
that has become a major obstacle for the recovery of the global economy, and
the proposition of submitting the international trade system, whose main contents include a multilateral trading system and the rules of wto, to a severe
test. China and Mexico are both emerging economies affected by other countries’
tbt measures, especially China, who became one of the main victims
of the current round of trade protectionism. Taking base on the analysis of
the current global tbt status and the regulations of the wto, the research
will compare similarities and differences of tbt systems between China and
Mexico, making recommendations to both nations in order for them to cope
with the trade protectionism impact currently prevailing in the world.

Palabras clave

tbt, Mexico, China, wto, Trade, Economy.

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