WTO

Government, Business

WTO: China Can Hit US With Sanctions Worth $3.6 Billion

Goods at port SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News

GENEVA — The World Trade Organization says China can impose sanctions on up to $3.6 billion worth of U.S. goods over the U.S. government’s failure to abide by anti-dumping rules with regard to Chinese products.

November 1, 2019
Government, Business

WTO Issues Mixed Ruling Over US Duties for Subsidized Chinese Goods

A worker walks near truck trailers and cargo containers in Tacoma, Washington A worker walks near truck trailers and cargo containers on May 10, 2019, at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

The World Trade Organization on July 16 delivered a mixed judgment over America’s sanctions on subsidized goods produced by Chinese state-owned enterprises.

Bryce Baschuk | Bloomberg News
July 16, 2019
Government

EU Is Said to Revise Plan to Fix WTO in Bid to Get US on Board

Shipping containers David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

The European Union is revamping its plan to reform the World Trade Organization in an effort to win support from the U.S., according to two people briefed on the process.

Bryce Baschuk | Bloomberg News
November 1, 2018
Government, Business

Trump Threatens to Pull US out of WTO if It Doesn’t ‘Shape Up’

Robert Lighthizer, President Trump Robert Lighthizer, President Trump in January. (Mike Theiler/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump said he would pull out of the World Trade Organization if it doesn’t treat the United States better, continuing his criticism of a cornerstone of the international trading system.

August 30, 2018
Business

Rising Protectionism Risks Undermining Trade Rebound, WTO Says

Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Global trade could rebound this year — if rising protectionism and tighter economic policy stay out of the way.

Jill Ward | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2017