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 WongIf 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’

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
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 WongIf 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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