Ground Zero in the US China Trade War

As the rhetoric on both sides continues to escalate, reading between the lines gets more and more challenging. One topic buried in the ongoing war of words is President Trump’s desire to push for a reform of the WTO as part of any deal. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders failed on Sunday to issue a joint statement, which points to deep divisions within their ranks.

Read more:

https://www.borderlex.eu/comment-can-the-wto-be-reformed/

https://triblive.com/usworld/world/14304217-74/china-us-trade-barbs-in-speeches-at-pacific-summit

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-trade-wto-eu/eu-lays-out-wto-reform-ideas-to-keep-u-s-on-board-idUSKCN1LY1FV?il=0

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/china-us-must-realise-they-need-to-accommodate-each-other-to-resolve-trade-war-pm-lee

 

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