Based on quantitative methods, this study analyzes systematically the technical barriers to trade encountered by China's most representative region in this regard, the province of Zhejiang. It investigates technical barriers to trade in terms of country, type and loss in trade. In addition, it describes in quantitative terms the main causes why Zhejiang is subject to technical barriers as well as measures taken by the Province to counteract these barriers and their results. New characteristics of technical barriers and economic patterns of such barriers are also addressed, pointing out how export-oriented companies in China can overcome technical barriers to trade.
China, TBT, Technical Barriers to Trade, Trade, Zhejiang
|Authors||Song, Mingshun, Yang, Hua|
|First published / Last update:||2007|