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