WTO is unfair to us, says Trump

WTO is unfair to us, says Trump

What has happened?

U.S. President Donald Trump teed up a fight with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Friday, claiming the 164-country body was biased against the United States.

China gets perks and advantages

  • China, which is a great economic power, is considered a Developing Nation within the World Trade Organization, they therefore get tremendous perks and advantages, especially over the U.S.— According to Trump
  • Trump has repeatedly expressed skepticism about multilateral bodies from the WTO to the UN to NATO believing they constrain U.S. power
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