Xinquan TU

TU Xinquan, Professor, Dean, China Institute for WTO Studies, University of International Business and EconomicsWTO Chair Holder

Telephone/Fax: 8610-6449-5037

Email:  tuxinquan@126.com

Address:Room 501, Boxue Building, No.10, Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029, China


Ph.D. in International Trade, University of Intl Business and Economics, 2004

Master in International Trade, University of Intl Business and Economics, 2001

Bachelor of Arts in Library Science, Peking University, 1996


Professor and Dean, China Institute for WTO Studies, University of international Business and Economics, 2015-present

Professor and Deputy Dean, China Institute for WTO Studies, University of international Business and Economics, 2011-2014

Associate Professor, Associate Director, China Institute for WTO Studies, University of

International Business and Economics, 2008-2011

Assistant Professor, University of Intl Business and Economics, 2003-2007

Visiting Scholar, Middlebury Institute for International Studies, 2016.2

Visiting Fellow, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), 2014.7-9

Visiting Scholar, WTO Secretariat, 2011.6-9

Visiting Scholar, Indiana University, 2011.4

Visiting Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2009.7-8

Visiting Scholar, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2006.4-2007.4

research Fields

World Trade Organization; U.S. Trade Policy and Sino-U.S. Trade Relations; Chinese Economy and Foreign Trade Policy; Internationalization of Government Procurement

Courses and Workshops Taught:
· U.S. Trade Policy and Sino-U.S. Trade Relations
· The WTO and China



1. Chinas position, role and strategy in the WTO. Beijing: The Press of University of International Business and Economics, Aug. 2005.

2. The 40 years of China’s reform and opening up: the evolving relationship between China and the WTO, Beijing: People’s Publishing House, 2019

Papers in English

1. China is serious about seeking CPTPP membership, The Strait Times, 2021.12.3

2. Domestic distortions through industrial subsidies: reframing the G20's potential perspective, T20 Italy, Task Force Policy Brief 10. 2021

3. Trade and development in the WTO:toward a constructive approach to the issue of development status, T20 Italy, Task Force Policy Brief 3. 2021

4. Lessons from the pandemic for FDI screening practicesIn Simon Evenett and Richard Baldwin (eds), Revitalising Multilateralism Pragmatic Ideas for the New WTO Director-General, London, CEPR Press, 2020

5. Reforming WTO Subsidy Rules: Past Experiences and ProspectsJournal of World Trade, 2020.11

6. US-China Trade War: Is Winter Coming for Global Trade? Journal of Chinese Political Science, 2020.3

7. Improving key functions of the World Trade Organization, T20 Saudi Arabia, Task Force Policy Brief 2.

8. Impact of digital technologies, and the fourth industrial revolution on trade in services, T20 Saudi Arabia, Task Force Policy Brief 4.

9. Rebalancing Powers between International Organizations and Sovereign States--A Discussion from the Perspective of WTO's Dispute Settelment MechanismJournal of WTO and China, 2019.12

10. International Monetary Systems and US Trade Deficits with China, The Chinese Economy, 2019.5

11. Trade in trouble: how the asia pacific can step up and lead reforms, ASPI Issue Paper, Asia Society Policy Institute, 2019.5

12. Issues on SOEs in BITs: The (Complex) Case of the Sino-US BIT Negotiationsin Julien Chaisse(ed), China's International Investment Strategy. 2019.1

13. Is the Belt and Road Iniative a Chinese-style Regionalism?, Joint U.S.-Korea Academic Studies 2018.

14. Contesting visions of East Asia’s regional economic order: a Chinese perspective, Asia Policy, 2018.4

15. Impact of Chinese Characteristics on the World Trade Organization: Challenges and StrategiesChina&World Economy, 2018.2

16. Government procurement in TPP and its implications for China’s GPA accession negotiations, in Julien Chaisse, Henry Gao, Chang-fa Lo (eds), Paradigm shift in international economic law rule-making: TPP a new model for trade agreements? Singapore: Springer, 2017.

17. Organizational factors in China’s GPA accession negotiations. In Scott Kennedy(ed), Global Governance and China: the Dragon’s learning curve. London: Routledge, 2017.

18. China’s Visions of Future East Asian Economic Integration, in Gilbert Rozmand (ed), Joint US-Korea Academic Studies, Rethinking Asia in Transition: security intentions, value gaps, and evolving economic relations. Washington, DC: Korea Economic Institute, 2016

19. Implications of China's possible participation in the TISA negotiations, EUI Working Paper,2016.7

20. China's developing country identity-challenges and future prospectsin Carla Freeman(ed), Handbook on China and developing countries. Cheltenham: Edward Edgar, 2015

21. Sun Zhenyu and Tu Xinquan, TTIP and its impact for China, in Sat Akman, Simon Evenett and Patrick Low(eds), Catalyst? TTIP’s impact on the rest. London: CEPR Press, 2015

22. Chinas position and role in the Doha Round negotiations, in Ka Zeng and Wei Liang (eds), China and Global Trade Governance, London: Routledge, 2013.

23. The Green Economy in the G-20, Post-Mexico: Implications for China. SAIIA Occasional Paper No 162, November 2013.

24. Chinas GPA negotiations: what are they really about?, in Scott Kennedy and Shuaihua Cheng (eds), The growing role of Chinese in global governance. Geneva: ICTSD, 2012.

25. How Should China Respond to the TPP?, in Paul Davidson (ed), Trading Arrangements in the Pacific Rim: ASEAN and APEC. Thomson Reuters/Thomson West. 2012. http://store.westlaw.com/trading-arrangements-in-pacific-rim-asean-apec/183242/30573017/productdetail.

26. The knock-on effect of china’s changing role in world trade, in John Kirton(ed), BRICS New Delhi Summit 2012. London: Newsdesk Media Group, 2012.

27. Liberalising trade: mapping the way ahead. In The G20 Mexico Summit 2012: The Quest for Growth and Stability. Edited by John Kirton and Madeline Koch. London: Newsdesk Media Group and the G20 Research Group, 2012.

28. The revival of industrial policy: how should the WTO address it? In The Future and the WTO: Confronting the Challenges: A Collection of Short Essays. Edited by Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, Christophe Bellmann and Miguel Rodriguez Mendoza. Geneva: ICTSD, 2012.

29. Organizational Aspects of China's GPA Accession Negotiation and Their Implications," Indiana University Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business, Working Paper #6, October 2011

30. China’s role in a world in crisis, in John Kirton(ed), G8.G20: the 2010 Canadian Summits, London: Newsdesk Communications, 2010.

31. China: revisionist rather than revolutionist, in John Kirton and Madeline Koch(eds), The G20 Pittsburgh Summit 2009,London: Newsdesk Media Group, 2009

32. “Chinas Position and Role in the WTO, in Kevin H. Zhang(ed.), China as the World Factory, Routledge of Taylor & Francis Group, 2006

Papers in Chinese

1. The 20 years of China’s WTO membership, Reform, 2020.10

2. National sovereignty and international rules: the evolving attitude of US toward WTO DSM, Pacific Journal, 2020.7

3. US-China trade war and WTO reform, Seeker, 2019.11

4. Investment liberalization in China-EU BIT negotiations, Intertrade, 2019.9

5. Impact of the non-market economy status on China’s exports, International Economics and Trade Review, 2019.8

6. The 40 years of China’s reform and opening up and its WTO membership, Southeast Academic Research, 2018.10

7. Trade impact of the principle of transparency in the case of import licensing notifications, International Business, 2018.8

8. Deepening Trade Facilitation Agreement to promote cross-border e-commerce, Intertrade, 2018.2

9. The issue of market economy status and China’s strategyPrice Theory and Practice, 2017.1

10. The institutional conditions for foreign companies’ participation in PPP in China, Study and Exploration, 2017.1

11. The relationship between BRICS Cooperation and BRI, Asia Pacific Economic Review, 2017.5

12. The values and approaches of reinforcing investment cooperation between BRICS countriesSoutheast Academic Research, 2017.7

13. G20 Hangzhou Summit: achievements and their impact on China’s economic transition, Zhejiang Academic Journal, 2017.1.

14. The impact of TPP stagnation and China’s strategies, Seeker, 2016.12

15. The national security review system of the United States and its impact on Chinese SOEs’ investments in the USJournal of Tsinghua University(Philosophy and Social Sciences)2016.9

16. Sino-US relations and China’s market economy statusThe Chinese Journal of American Studies2016.6

17. The multilateral trading system should be given more supportPeople’s Daily, 2016.8.23

18. The WTO at 20: its future trend and China’s trade policy , Intertrade2015.8

19. American Hegemony Decline and the Doha Dilemma: An Analysis Based on the Theory of Structural PowerContemporary International Relations2015.8

20. Environmental goods negotiation and its implications for China. International Economics and Trade Research, No.3(2015)

21. New developments of international rules relating to SOEs and their impact on China’s SOEs, Asia-Pacific Economic Review, No.2(2015)

22. The Key to China’s GPA negotiation is determining the boundary of government procurement, China Government Procurement, No.3(2014)

23. TISA negotiations and China’s services liberalization, Intertrade, No.4(2014)

24. TTIP negotiations and China’s strategy. Intertrade, No.7(2013)

25. A big shift in China’s opening up strategy. The People’s Daily, 2013.12.12

26. The WTO in need of a big breakthrough. The People’s Daily, 2013.5.16

27. New tendencies of internationalization of government procurement and Chinas GPA accession, Journal of China National School of Administration, No.(5)2012.

28. Trade substitution effect of KORUS FTA on Chinas exports, World Economy Study, No.11(2011)

29. Taiwans accession to the GPA: background, process, and implications. Taiwan Research Quarterly, No.2(2011).

30. The Doha Round is in need of new pushes, The Peoples Daily, 2010.12.7

31. The process and results of Koreas government procurement liberalization. Asia Pacific Economic Review, No.5(2010)

32. Understanding modern trade theories from the perspective of international political economy, World Economics and Politics, No.5(2010)

33. A Study on Issue of U.S. Bipartite System of Countervailing Measures against China, Journal of International Trade, No.2(2010).

34. Comments on Section 727 of U.S. 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act, Intertrade, No.5(2009)

35. Japanese accession to the GPA and its implications, International Economic Cooperation, No.10(2009)

36. Liberalization of US government procurement: process, current situation and implications. Asia Pacific Economic Review, No.5(2009).

37. Security, human rights, and economic interests: the changing priority of U.S. trade policy toward China, Forum of World Economics and Politics,No.1(2008)

38. Partisan politics and the evolution of U.S. trade policy, American Studies Quarterly, No.4(2007)

39. Countervailing Duty: a new weapon of U.S. against China on the currency issue, Intertrade, No.11(2007)

40. U.S. trade policy toward China since its accession to the WTO, World Economy Study, No.11(2007)

41. Comments on the gambling dispute between the United States and Antigua and Barbuda, WTO Focus, No.7(2007)  

42. Indias antidumping against China: situation, causes, and characteristics, International Economic Cooperation, No.3(2006)

43. The First dispute case of trade in services, WTO Focus, No.12(2005)

44. The staggering Doha Round, International Business Daily, July 12, 2005.

45. Is the market economy treatment so vital for China? International Economic Review. No.3(2005).

46. The WTO dispute settlement mechanism: rule-oriented or power-oriented?, World Economics and Politics, No.4(2005)

47. The United States in the GATT/WTO: both as a builder and destroyer World Economy Study, No.12(2004)

48. The role of GATT/WTO system in the growth of antidumping actions, Journal of Hubei University. Philosophy and Social Sciences. No.8(2004)

49. The effect of technical barriers to trade on Chinese enterprises. Chinese Industry and Commerce, No.10(2002).

50. The WTO accession and Chinas higher education. Journal of International Trade, No.7(2001)

Research Projects

1. Challenges for China in the WTO reform on subsidy rules. China National Social Science Fund, 2019

2. The development of de-globalization and China’s proposal of reshaping international trade rules, China National Social Science Fund, 2017

3. WTO dispute settlement mechanism and antidumping and countervailing investigations against China, 2017

4. The seventy years of multilateral trading system: retrospect and prospect, China Ministry of Education, 2016

5. The issue of SOEs in US-China Economic Relations, China National Social Science Fund, 2014

6. Chinas negotiation on the accession to the GPA, China National Social Science Fund, 2011

7. G20: The new regime of global economic governance and Chinas strategy. China Ministry of Education, 2010

8. The dual-game of U.S. trade policymaking under the WTO system. China National Social Science Fund, 2008

9. Political Economy of U.S. trade policy toward China, China Ministry of Education, 2008

10. The prospects of US-Taiwan FTA after Mas election, Beijing Taiwan Affairs Office, 2008

11. Dispute settlement mechanism with respect to trade in services, China Ministry of Education, 2004

12. Government procurement and indigenous innovation, State Intellectual Property Office, 2009