The Four Faces of Hong Kong

Lawrence W. R. Mills

in Protecting Free Trade

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9789888083985
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209084 | DOI:
The Four Faces of Hong Kong

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This chapter explores the difficulty of Hong Kong’s position under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in relying on the UK to voice its interests during negotiations when the UK’s own trade interests were very different from Hong Kong’s. It examines the different styles that Hong Kong had to adopt in dealing with different forums and with different counterparties

Keywords: Hong Kong; Free trade; Protectionism; Trade negotiations; General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade; Negotiating style

Chapter.  6182 words. 

Subjects: Business and Management

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