Poi­son-pill rules will kill fair trade

China Daily European Weekly - - Comment - The au­thor is a re­searcher with the Chi­nese Academy of In­ter­na­tional Trade and Eco­nomic Co­op­er­a­tion. The views do not nec­es­sar­ily re­flect those of China Daily.

US aims to make it eas­ier to take re­tal­ia­tory mea­sures against its com­peti­tors

terms in its agree­ments with its ma­jor trade part­ners, it will en­able the US to adopt more ef­fec­tive re­tal­ia­tory mea­sures against its com­peti­tors us­ing trade rules.

The poi­son-pill terms in the trade agree­ments ad­vanced by the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion will not only un­der­mine China, an im­por­tant trade part­ner of the US, but will de­stroy the ex­ist­ing global mul­ti­lat­eral free trade sys­tem based on WTO rules.

LI MIN / CHINA DAILY

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