Corporate America allied with the Clinton Administration on winning passage of permanent normal trading relations
with Beijing arguably the most important trade vote Congress has taken in recent years.
House of Representatives must decide whether to grant to China the permanent normal trading relations
extended to virtually every nation on the Earth.
The answer to that question will be revealed over the next month as the Clinton Administration and Congress deal with two bills where trade and national security questions intersect: the bill to grant China permanent normal trading relations
(PNTR) and the Taiwan Security Enhancement Act (TSEA), which will beef up U.
The move is seen as a sop to Democrats that are wary of granting China permanent normal trading relations
Following the US House of Representatives' vote yesterday approving Permanent Normal Trading Relations
(PNTR), Fitch IBCA commented that its imminent approval by the US Congress, together with the bilateral agreement between China and the European Union on China's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) approved May 19th, could significantly strengthen the sovereign creditworthiness of China and Hong Kong over time.
Many CEOs hope that establishing Permanent Normal Trading Relations
(PNTR) with China will reinvigorate trade liberalization.
granting China permanent normal trading relations
(PNTR), although he explained that tensions in the strait have an effect on the way the U.
Today's vote by the House of Representatives to grant Permanent Normal Trading Relations
(PNTR) Status to China will result in significant long-term benefits for American business and the economy, and will speed the process of political and economic reform in China, said Harold McGraw III, chairman and CEO of global information provider The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today.
After his meeting with the foreign minister, Holbrooke told reporters Washington's intense diplomatic push implies "that the president and the administration are totally committed to getting permanent normal trading relations
passed and to working in a constructive manner.
mission is to give the public an opportunity to invest in a company that will lead the way in developing international trade and investment opportunities with the People's Republic of China as it achieves Permanent Normal Trading Relations
with the United States and accedes to the World Trade Organization.
But the only way we can get this agreement is for Congress to give China permanent normal trading relations
," he said.
DigiScents' co-founder and CEO, Joel Bellenson, states, "The establishment of Permanent Normal Trading Relations
(PNTR) between China and America is a matter of global significance.