US Trade Representative: New strategies needed to counter China state-led trade
According to Reuters, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said in her new assessment report that the United States needs to develop new strategies and update its domestic trade tools to counter China's "state-led, non-market policies and practices." Tai said: "China has not moved to embrace the market-oriented principles on which the ...
US says China failed trade commitments on multiple fronts
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a new report on Wednesday, Feb. 16, criticizing China for not meeting its broad trade commitments, including those made when it joined the WTO in 2001 and other commitments made in the Phase 1 Trade Agreement between two countries in ...
Lithuania to receive Taiwan’s help after China’s ban on beef imports
According to the media outlet archyde.com, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (MOFA) stated on Feb. 15 that Taiwan would fully assist Lithuania in responding to China's economic bullying, which included the suspension of imports of beef and other agricultural products from Lithuania. The European Union ...
After 20 years in the WTO the CCP still cheats and lies to Americans while exploiting Chinese people
December 11th was the 20th anniversary of China’s admission to the World Trade Organization (WTO). U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Twitter, “20 years ago, by granting it WTO membership, the world gave the Chinese Communist Party a blank check to break its market promises & cheat ...
The CCP claims it’s a high-income country but requires WTO status as a developing country
Commentator Lin Yan said that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) always sends out opposite signals to the world. They want the world to see them as a prosperous, high-income per-capita country. But China still considers itself a developing country because of the WTO's treatment principle for a developing country, which ...
Xi Jinping promises to handle trade practice concerns as China aims to join Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc
During the annual CIIE (Chinese International Import Expo), Chinese communist leader Xi Jinping criticized protectionism and unilateralism on Thursday, Nov. 4, vowing to address concerns about China’s trade practices as the country seeks to join the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) trade bloc, South China Morning Post ...
Historic defeat: Chinese Communist Party loses WTO dispute to European Union
The Chinese Communist Party lost its so-called market economy status in a dispute with the European Union (EU) at the World Trade Organization (WTO) that is considered historic. For four years the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) tried to force the EU to recognize it as a market economy, a case which ...
President Trump presses WTO to reform China’s ‘developing country’ status
President Donald Trump put pressure on the World Trade Organization on Friday, July 26, to change how it designates developing countries, accusing China of taking unfair advantage of its status. A memo President Trump signed on Friday directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to “use all available means” to get the ...
Indonesian palm oil association says EU discriminatory
Data from the Indonesian Palm Oil Association recorded 4.78 million tons of crude palm oil exported to the EU last year
US, China may cross swords on e-commerce at WTO
As trade war goes on, China joins WTO talks on e-commerce but conflicts expected
Update: WTO head warns of ‘Dark Ages’ without free trade
The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The head of the World Trade Organization warned that the global economy would plunge into the "Dark Ages" without free trade. Speaking at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo said: If ...
US, China spar over trade at WTO
The United States and China blame each other for the crisis in the world trading system
Mexico loses 10-year WTO battle over US tuna labeling
Mexico said it cut dolphin deaths to minimal levels but that it was being discriminated against by US demands for paperwork and observers
US Takes Steel, Aluminum Tariff Fight to WTO
Canada, Mexico, China and the European Union also indicated they will seek a dispute resolution panel
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