Chefoo Convention of 1876

Chefoo Convention of 1876

 

an agreement imposed on China by Great Britain, which used the murder of a British official in Yunnan as a pretext for making its demands. The agreement was signed Sept. 13,1876, in Chefoo (Yent’ai). The Chefoo Convention granted Great Britain a number of privileges; in particular, it opened the ports of Ich’ang, Wuhu, Wenchou, and Pakhoi (Peihai) to English trade.

PUBLICATION

Grimm, E. D. Sbornik dogovorov i drugikh dokumentov po istorii mezhdunarodnykh otnoshenii na Dal’nem Vostoke (1842–1925). Moscow, 1927.
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