BEIJING — China's expected entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) should cause a moderate increase in automotive imports but will not cause foreign vehicles to flood the market, China's state press predicts. Automotive imports, which were in a slump throughout the 1990s, are expected to pick up in the first half of 2000, even before China officially joins the WTO, and this trend is expected to continue. Prices of imported cars will not fall dramatically upon the country's WTO entry. ...
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