In this paper the impacts of entry to the WTO on the textile and apparel exports of China are examined. Generally in the short run the growth of exports will not be significant. The US and European countries which have imposed quota on China's exports account for a small proportion of China's total exports, thus the effects of lift of quota as a result of China's entry to the WTO will be limited. Acceleration of quota growth will only bring a small amount of increase in exports. Even after the phase-out of MFA, there will be other obstacles and barriers that will prevent a significant expansion of exports of China. Implications of these factors are also discussed.
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