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In brief, the 24 chosen and consultant articles written in English through the writer during the last 30-odd years, often released in overseas major journals and now gathered and compiled during this monograph, should be deemed the goods of foreign educational debates. They checklist, replicate and include the author’s own perspectives on a couple of modern uncomplicated matters in overseas financial legislations & the overseas monetary order. those own perspectives with chinese language features are deeply rooted in China’s particular nationwide state of affairs and the typical place of the world-wide susceptible teams, and are considerably and considerably diversified and autonomous from a few present voices from robust western powers, that's why the booklet bears the name “The Voice from China”. at the foundation in their particular issues and content material, the 24 consultant articles are divided into six elements: 1) Jurisprudence of latest overseas financial legislations; 2) nice Debates on modern fiscal Sovereignty; three) China’s Strategic place on modern overseas monetary Order concerns; four) Divergences on modern Bilateral funding Treaty; five) modern China’s laws on Sino-Foreign monetary matters; and six) modern chinese language Practices on overseas financial Disputes (Case Analysis).

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The Voice from China: An CHEN on International Economic Law

In brief, the 24 chosen and consultant articles written in English by means of the writer over the last 30-odd years, normally released in overseas prime journals and now accumulated and compiled during this monograph, should be deemed the goods of foreign educational debates. They list, replicate and include the author’s own perspectives on a couple of modern simple matters in overseas financial legislation & the overseas monetary order.

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The 60-odd years’ historical course of “law-making, law-abiding, lawreforming, anti-law-reforming, and finally gradual law-reforming” within the GATT/WTO regime has at least showed the following points. 21 CHEN, supra note 5. For details, see An CHEN [19]. 23 CHEN, supra note 5. 22 l Introduction First, some extremely unreasonable and obviously unfair old norms and “rules of the game” for the GATT/WTO regime are gradually abandoned and renewed with the ceaseless push of international law-reforming power for over 60 years, because these unfair old norms and rules are against and breaching proper and equitable rights and interests of billions of people in weak States, and because they are not in accordance with and even against the contemporary historical trend.

During that time, I read many authoritative books of international law and international economic law written by prominent American scholars such as Prof. Louis Henkin, Prof. Andreas F. Lowenfeld, and Prof. John H. Jackson and many other firsthand documents and records. This experience broadened my insight and provided me with a great deal of fresh knowledge. At the same time, however, I found that these books contained some opinions with a strong sense of colonialism and economic hegemonism reflecting the US-style double standards rooted in unilateralism and utilitarianism.

As to the details of the case, see An CHEN [22]; see also, An CHEN [23]. See also An CHEN [24]. liv Introduction Charter is constantly deemed as heterodoxy and “departure from the traditional international law,”27 thus with no legally mandatory force. It reads in the book: Viewed more than a quarter century later, the Charter of the Rights and Duties of States seems less significant than it appeared at the time. If there was indeed an effort to divorce international investment from international law, that effort did not succeed, though appeals to ‘sovereignty’ and other echoes of the debates of the 1960s and 1970s continued to be heard in the United Nations and other international fora.

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