US blocks Hong Kong's escalation of WTO trade dispute

25/01/2021 7:10:00 PM

The so-called 'Made in China' dispute is over a US rule stipulating that goods from Hong Kong now be marked as coming from China

Global Trade, Hong Kong

The so-called 'Made in China' dispute is over a US rule stipulating that goods from Hong Kong now be marked as coming from China.

The so-called 'Made in China' dispute is over a US rule stipulating that goods from Hong Kong now be marked as coming from China

ReutersThe United States on Monday, January 25, blocked a decision by Hong Kong to escalate a Trump-era trade disagreement at the World Trade Organization (WTO), in its first meeting on disputes at the Geneva-based body since US President Joe Biden's inauguration.

Speaking at the WTO's closed-door dispute settlement body, the US delegate opposed Hong Kong's decision to escalate the dispute by creating a WTO panel to rule on it, according to a copy of the speech.However, Washington can only block it once and Hong Kong, a member in its own right at the 164-member body, can raise it again at the WTO next month.

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America the communist America is gravely afraid that China has surpassed them in trade and technology Sad to say and admit but Hong Kong is now China as current events have shown us .