Facing the choice between ending and reforming WTO, China agrees to reform.
Chinese experts do admit that WTO reform is inevitable and imperative for the institution to survive. Facing the choice between ending and reforming WTO, China agrees to reform. China has paid a huge price to join the WTO, and has benefited from it since then. China has invested in training diplomatic and legal personnel capable of defending China according to the WTO rules. With the collapse of WTO, new rules of the game would be established through a new mechanism, which might no longer benefit China.