If bilateral consultations with the United States fail, Hong Kong could proceed to a panel dispute at the World Trade Organisation, but experts warn of a “Pandora’s box scenario” that risks “airing dirty laundry in public”. Illustration: Henry Wong
If bilateral consultations with the United States fail, Hong Kong could proceed to a panel dispute at the World Trade Organisation, but experts warn of a “Pandora’s box scenario” that risks “airing dirty laundry in public”. Illustration: Henry Wong

Hong Kong’s WTO threat against US ‘Made in China’ ruling puts city in uncharted waters

  • Hong Kong confirms intention to launch a World Trade Organisation case over Donald Trump’s order requiring ‘Made in China’ labels on goods exported from the city to the United States
  • Some experts are imploring city authorities to stand up to perceived US bullying, but others warn of ‘kicking the hornet’s nest’

If bilateral consultations with the United States fail, Hong Kong could proceed to a panel dispute at the World Trade Organisation, but experts warn of a “Pandora’s box scenario” that risks “airing dirty laundry in public”. Illustration: Henry Wong
If bilateral consultations with the United States fail, Hong Kong could proceed to a panel dispute at the World Trade Organisation, but experts warn of a “Pandora’s box scenario” that risks “airing dirty laundry in public”. Illustration: Henry Wong
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