China and the US have both hailed progress in their latest talks aimed at ending the trade war. Photo: AP

US-China trade deal could be challenged by other nations, WTO chief says

  • The organisation’s director general Roberto Azevedo says its mechanisms allow other nations to object to a deal if it unfairly hurts them
  • WTO also set to rule in dispute – which a source said involves Russia – that could force US to justify why targets of its metal tariffs pose a security threat
Topic |   US-China trade war

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China and the US have both hailed progress in their latest talks aimed at ending the trade war. Photo: AP
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