Yi Xiaozhun, who stepped down as deputy director general of the World Trade Organization last month, speaking at a seminar in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Centre for China and Globalisation
Yi Xiaozhun, who stepped down as deputy director general of the World Trade Organization last month, speaking at a seminar in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Centre for China and Globalisation

China’s WTO reform aspirations take centre stage at globalisation seminar

  • The future of multilateral trade is at a crossroads, and the World Trade Organization’s new chief says changes are coming to the trade body
  • Former highly placed trade authorities say China must be wary of ‘a small circle with geopolitical considerations’, while guarding against protectionism

Yi Xiaozhun, who stepped down as deputy director general of the World Trade Organization last month, speaking at a seminar in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Centre for China and Globalisation
Yi Xiaozhun, who stepped down as deputy director general of the World Trade Organization last month, speaking at a seminar in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Centre for China and Globalisation
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