The World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Appellate Body is the final court of appeal for trade disputes heard at the Geneva-based trade body and it requires a minimum of three judges to hear cases. Photo: AFP

WTO: China blames US as appeal court comes to a halt, sparking new fears for global trading system

  • The World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Appellate Body no longer has the minimum number of judges required to hear appeals to trade disputes
  • China says the United States has been an ‘obstruction’, while Washington openly admits it has been trying to force change at the world trade referee
Topic |   World Trade Organisation (WTO)
The World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Appellate Body is the final court of appeal for trade disputes heard at the Geneva-based trade body and it requires a minimum of three judges to hear cases. Photo: AFP
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