WTO Questionnaire


1. Overall, what impact has China¡¯s implementation of its WTO commitments had on your company¡¯s ability to do business in China?
a. Very positive
b. Generally positive
c. Little or no impact
d. Generally negative
e. Very negative

2. Did the importance of the China market grow with China's implementation of WTO commitments?
a. Yes
b. Not change
c. No
d. NA or don¡¯t know

3. Please tell me whether your company¡¯s activities in each of the following areas have increased (a), stayed about the same (b), or decreased (c), since China joined the WTO in December 2001.
1. Number of facilities in China
2. Value of total investments in China
3. Number of employees in China
4. Value of exports to China
5. Value of exports from China
6. Company revenue in China

4. Does your company have any expectations about the likely impact in two years¡¯ time?

5. Your Company¡¯s grade on China¡¯s WTO implementation
a. Excellent
b. Good
c. Fair
d. Poor
e. NA or don¡¯t know

6. China takes its WTO commitments very seriously, and while regulatory and other barriers to trade and foreign investment persist, they are coming down quickly in most sectors:
a. Agree completely
b. Most likely correct
c. Fifty-Fifty
d. Doubt accurate
e. Disagree strongly

7. Overall, how would you rate the job the Chinese central government is doing to meet its WTO obligations?
a. Excellent
b. Good
c. Fair
d. Poor
e. NA or don¡¯t know

8. Overall, how would you rate the job the provincial and local level in China is doing to meet its WTO obligations?
a. Excellent
b. Good
c. Fair
d. Poor
e. NA or don¡¯t know

9. Please identify the top three significant WTO commitments and top three significant WTO shortfalls by China in the following listed areas.
a. Trading rights (ability to import & export)
b. Distribution rights
c. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
d. Non-tariff Measures (quotas, licenses, tendering requirements)
e. Transparency
f. Scope of business restrictions
g. Standards and Technical Regulations
h. Customs and Trade Administration (classification, valuation, rules of origin)
i. Tariffs, fees, & charges
j. Consistent application of laws, regulations, & practices
k. Foreign exchange restrictions
l. Enforcement of contracts & judgments/Settlement of disputes in Chinese court system

10. IPR protection after December 2004 Judicial Interpretation
a. Improved
b. Not change
c. Deteriorated
d. NA or don't know

Is there anything else you would like to tell us regarding China¡¯s joining the WTO, and its implementation of its WTO commitments?

Please give us your reply before December 6th . Thank you for your participation and help!