ETUC position on granting MES to China

17 December 2015 / China argues that it is automatically entitled to Market Economy Status after December 2016. However, well-grounded legal analyses demonstrate that there is no legal automaticity in the EU granting MES to China after that deadline and the ETUC, together with a range of organisations on both sides of European industry, strongly contests the suggestion that China should automatically be granted Market Economy Status in 2016. Read the full position paper online here and in PDF here.