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
Topic |   US-China trade war

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

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.