William Marshall

World Trade Organisation rules include procedures to address unfair practices without risking a trade war, which may inflict even more pain on the US as nations like China seek oblique ways to retaliate.

While the Trump administration’s aggressive moves against China are making the headlines, it may be the longer-term Chinese plan to build up its intellectual property heft that will have a greater impact.


William Marshall says any aggressive action to try and protect US businesses this way will only invite Chinese retaliation, within or outside the scope of the WTO