Measurements and Legislation Suggestions for Coping With Trade Protectionism Under the WTO Mechanism: From the Aspect of Government Procurement

Xiangyang CHEN


Influenced by the financial crisis in 2008, trade protectionism has become , trade protectionism appeared in new forms and showed new characteristics, for example, restricting foreign corporations purchasing domesactive in some countries. With the impact of financial crisistic companies, manipulating monetary exchange rate, and buying own country’s goods, etc. There are even some countries using administrative intervention to carry out trade protectionism. The rise of trade protectionism has caused great influence on Chinese foreign trade, especially on Chinese government procurement. This paper studies related rules of GPA and analyzes the defects of Chinese government procurement legislation so that to provide certain constructive suggestions on perfecting Chinese government procurement legislation for effectively dealing with trade protectionism.



Trade protectionism; Government procurement agreement; Transparency principle

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