EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis speaks on Tuesday about a proposed new system of trade sanctions. Photo: AP
EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis speaks on Tuesday about a proposed new system of trade sanctions. Photo: AP

EU threatens China with WTO action as reports of Lithuanian trade blockade escalate

  • The EU is investigating complaints from Lithuanian exporters that the country was ‘wiped’ from the Chinese customs system
  • Row sparked by Lithuania’s efforts to strengthen ties with Taiwan, which Beijing considers a breakaway province.

EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis speaks on Tuesday about a proposed new system of trade sanctions. Photo: AP
EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis speaks on Tuesday about a proposed new system of trade sanctions. Photo: AP
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