The future of the World Trade Organisation is threatened by a fundamental divide among its members. Photo: Reuters
The future of the World Trade Organisation is threatened by a fundamental divide among its members. Photo: Reuters

China refuses to give up ‘developing country’ status at WTO despite US demands

  • Beijing calls the special and differential treatment a ‘fundamental right’, says it will not cede to Donald Trump’s demands on World Trade Organisation reform
  • China says it will team with other developing members, including India, South Africa and Venezuela, to win the battle over future of WTO

The future of the World Trade Organisation is threatened by a fundamental divide among its members. Photo: Reuters
The future of the World Trade Organisation is threatened by a fundamental divide among its members. Photo: Reuters
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