The appeal body of the World Trade Organisation ceased to function on December 11. Photo: Reuters
The appeal body of the World Trade Organisation ceased to function on December 11. Photo: Reuters

China, EU join 19-member temporary global trade dispute system, but US, UK, Japan, India not included

  • Multi-Party Interim Appeal Arbitration Arrangement (MPIA) took effect last week after the World Trade Organisation (WTO) appeals body ceased to function in December
  • System also includes Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Iceland, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Switzerland, Ukraine and Uruguay

The appeal body of the World Trade Organisation ceased to function on December 11. Photo: Reuters
The appeal body of the World Trade Organisation ceased to function on December 11. Photo: Reuters
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