China lodges complaint against US with WTO, day after new tariffs imposed by on Chinese goods

Beijing: A day after new tariffs imposed by US on billions of dollars of Chinese goods came into force. “The Chinese side is strongly dissatisfied and resolutely opposed to that. In accordance with the relevant WTO rules, China will firmly safeguard its legitimate rights and interests,” Beijing’s commerce ministry said in a statement published on its website.
China said Monday it had lodged a complaint against the US, with the World Trade Organization (WTO), Washington moved ahead Sunday with the new tariffs on Chinese imports as it stepped up a high-pressure campaign aimed at compelling Beijing to sign a new trade deal.

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