If a deal between China and the US is not reached by March 1, the Trump administration has threatened to raise the tariff rate on US$200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. Photo: AP

US President Donald Trump’s tariffs on US$250 billion of Chinese goods to be investigated by WTO

  • China’s dispute alleges the tariffs violate a World Trade Organisation provision as the measures fail to provide the same treatment to imports from all other members
  • Investigation comes at a delicate moment between the world’s two largest economies as a new round of trade talks are expected to begin on Wednesday in Washington
Topic |   World Trade Organisation (WTO)

TOP PICKS

If a deal between China and the US is not reached by March 1, the Trump administration has threatened to raise the tariff rate on US$200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 per cent to 25 per cent. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE