US President Joe Biden pictured at the White House on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden pictured at the White House on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg

Biden team backs Trump-era ‘Made in China’ rule for Hong Kong exports at World Trade Organisation

  • A US delegation said in a statement the international body had no right to mediate on the matter, because it ‘constitutes a threat to national security’
  • Before 2016, WTO members generally steered clear of defending their trade actions on the basis of security interests – until Donald Trump came along

Topic |   United States
US President Joe Biden pictured at the White House on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden pictured at the White House on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg
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