Trade spats pose serious threat: WTO

Original article by Timothy Moore
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 9 : 6-Jul-18

Group of 20 countries adopted 39 new trade restrictive measures between mid-October 2017 and mid-May 2018, according to the World Trade Organization. Additional restrictive measures have been announced since its survey, and WTO director-general Roberto Azevedo has urged G20 nations to show restraint when it comes to the adoption of trade restrictive measures. US President Donald Trump has accused the WTO of treating the US "very badly", and there are suggestions that he wants the US to leave the WTO.

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GROUP OF TWENTY (G-20), WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION, UNITED STATES. EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

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