Open door policy china. Policy towards the far east in the first half of the 20th century. The open door policy is a term in foreign affairs initially used to refer to the united states policy established in the late 19th century and the early 20th century that would allow for a system of trade in china open to all countries equally. Actually it starts up from 1960s.
The open door policy. British and american policies toward china had long operated under similar principles but once hay put them into writing the open door became the official us. In the rest of the guide well dive deeper into the specifics of the open door policy.
It actually begins in december 18 of 1978 at the period of 3rd plenary session of the 11th central committee of the communist party of china and its at deng xiao pings leading. The open door policy technically is called open and reform. It was used mainly to mediate the competing interests of different colonial powers in china.
The open door policy lasted nearly 50 years until the communist partys 1949 victory in chinas civil war. Open door policy statement of principles initiated by the united states in 1899 and 1900 for the protection of equal privileges among countries trading with china and in support of chinese territorial and administrative integrity. The open door note was a message arguing for hays open door policy.
Well discuss why the open door policy was created how it was established and maintained and what its impacts were.