TOKYO — As E-for-Entry Day approaches, membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) is shaping up as a mixed blessing for China with both losers and winners on the economic front lines. “Only a few industries will benefit,” says Tomoo Marukawa, a China specialist with Japan's Institute of Developing Economies, citing textiles and adding that “the auto industry will be the most heavily hit.” Yet despite substantial tariff reductions, he feels most Chinese industries won't be seriously ...

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