BEIJING — China's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) is all but assured with an overwhelming vote in the U.S. Senate to permanently normalize trade between the two countries. The 83-15 Senate vote marks the last major hurtle for China in its drive to join the world's most prominent trade body. Beijing has been working to enter the WTO for 14 years. Membership is expected to integrate China with the West by tearing down restrictive tariffs and opening up the market for both ...

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