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China’s Role in Multilateral Economic Institutions, between Revisionism and Status Quo Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014

China, now the world’s second largest economy, is going to play an increasingly substantial role in multilateral economic organizations and mechanisms. 

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After a period of pause and observation, its strategy is evolving towards more active participation in the institutions of which it is a member, in particular the World Trade Organization and the Bretton Woods institutions more generally. This is all part of its pragmatic approach which is fundamentally based on defending its national interests.


Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 3, Fall 2014


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