China started to seek membership in GATT in 1986, and it was not admitted to the WTO until 2001. Why did it take such a long time for China to be admitted to WTO?
China was managed by a communist government up until 1970 and was closed from other economies. In 1980 they began to open their economy. United States did not want them to join so they set restriction upon China. condition were China would engage in global competition according to rules