Chinese Ambassador to the WTO Zhang Xiangchen (left) chats with his US counterpart Dennis Shea before a WTO meeting in Geneva in July last year. Photo: Reuters
Wang Huiyao
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Wang Huiyao

Why China should lead the mission to save the ailing WTO and revive multilateralism

  • China, having benefited tremendously from WTO membership, is now in a position to spearhead WTO reforms as a bridge between developed and developing nations
  • It won’t be easy but Beijing can get the ball rolling in areas of agreement such as e-commerce regulations and marine plastic pollution
Chinese Ambassador to the WTO Zhang Xiangchen (left) chats with his US counterpart Dennis Shea before a WTO meeting in Geneva in July last year. Photo: Reuters
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