Commercial dispute resolution in China

John F. Bourke, Rosemary Lucadou-Wells

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A consideration of China's International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) in regard to trading relationships between individuals or companies in Australia and China. The Chapter's focus is on the methods in existence for the protection of the consumer in these commercial activities. The problems inherent in these arbitration mechanisms are illustrated by reference to cases decided in the relevant Hong Kong court. Enforcement of the Arbitration awards and a comparison of the CIETAC system and that of the WTO are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Chinese commercial legal system
EditorsPatricia Blazey, Kay-Wah Chan
Place of PublicationPyrmont, N.S.W.
PublisherLawbook Co.
ISBN (Print)9780455224961
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • China
  • dispute resolution
  • trading relations between China and Australia
  • arbitration
  • enforcement of arbitration awards in China
  • the WTO and chinese arbitration system


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