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Feb 06, 2019 04:48 PM
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Commerce Ministry Rejects U.S. Allegations of ‘Poor’ WTO Compliance

The World Trade Organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: VCG
The World Trade Organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: VCG

The Ministry of Commerce voiced objections to the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) annual report on China’s compliance with World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, saying it was “inconsistent with facts” and made accusations that go beyond the country’s commitments.

“As in the past, the report evaluated China’s implementation of WTO commitments on the basis of U.S. domestic laws rather than according to WTO agreements and multilateral rules,” the ministry said in an announcement (link in Chinese) published on Tuesday.

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