W.T.O. Says American Tariffs on China Broke Global Trade Rules
A World Trade Organization panel said Tuesday that the United States violated its rules by imposing tariffs on China in 2018, drawing an angry response from the Trump administration.
You know, once upon a time — maybe even last year — the WTO ruling that the centerpiece of Trump's trade policy was illegitimate would have been considered major news. As it was, people barely noticed 1/
Before the Trump administration came & decimated the WTO Appellate Body, a case like this would be appealed,
says. But since they have refused to appoint new members to the Appellate Body, the US could appeal this panel report ‘into the void.'