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Chance for China to set direction of WTO, adviser says

May 15, 2021 - South China Morning Post

Beijing should focus on trade liberalisation while staying alert to the spread of protectionism

China should seize the window of opportunity to rebuild the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ­authority in the global trade ­system while also being mindful of "a small circle" of nations ­pursuing unilateralism and ­protectionism, a senior trade ­adviser said yesterday."The direction should be trade liberalisation and facilitation," Yi Xiaozhun said, elaborating on the Chinese principle of...