US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington in June. Photo: AFP US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington in June. Photo: AFP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington in June. Photo: AFP

politico | No one misses WTO appellate body, says US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer

  • The seven-person panel ceased functioning a year ago as a result of the Trump administration blocking the appointment of new judges
  • The EU, China and other WTO members have set up an alternative court, but six months later, it has yet to hear an appeal

Topic |   World Trade Organization (WTO)
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington in June. Photo: AFP US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington in June. Photo: AFP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Washington in June. Photo: AFP
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