China announced that it filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) challenge on Monday to U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiralling technology dispute. The Trump administration has criticised the WTO as unable to deal with the problems posed by China.
Countries Discuss Prospect Of Plurilateral Agreement On Genetic Resources Protection – Intellectual Property Watch
Faced with a longstanding lack of progress at the World Trade Organization and the World Intellectual Property Organization on the protection of genetic resources and traditional knowledge, some developing countries are examining the possibility of moving outside the multilateral system toward a plurilateral agreement with like-minded countries.
The European Union complained to the World Trade Organization about China’s technology-transfer practices in a surprise move that adds to U.S. political pressure on Beijing. On the same day it filed a WTO complaint over U.S.
Aleck Ncube THE past two weeks have been very hectic as I attended two important meetings in South Africa and Canada that dealt with topical issues to do with the global architecture of the Intellectual Property System.
Japan shares America’s concern that China is forcing foreign companies to transfer their intellectual properties to their Chinese partners
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday the U.S. approach on trade sets a bad precedent that could trigger a domino effect and the United States must stop its wrong actions and withdraw from its unilateralism. The U.S.
GENEVA (Reuters) – China called on World Trade Organization members on Monday to unite to prevent the United States “wrecking” the WTO, and it urged them to oppose U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs targeting China’s alleged theft of intellectual property. Trump’s trade policy, labelled “medieval” by former WTO head Pascal Lamy, has inflamed international opinion this year.
China’s commerce ministry said on Saturday that China expressed regret at the United States for filing a challenge at the World Trade Organization, adding that it has always respected WTO rules.
GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States launched a complaint against China at the World Trade Organization on Friday, part of a package of trade measures announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday over China’s alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property.
NEW DELHI: The US has been blocking the appointment of members of the World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body, a move that experts said could render it incapable of hearing and resolving disputes arising out of Washington’s decision to increase tariffs on steel and aluminium and other protectionist measures.
WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is seeking a proper definition of a “developing country” by the WTO, alleging that major emerging economies like India, China, Brazil and South Africa are availing several concessions under this category.While Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are defined in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) using the UN criteria, there are no WTO criteria for what designates a “developing country”, the Trump administration said in its trade policy agenda and annual report sent to Congress yesterday.