Claiming Unfair Treatment, Trump Threatens To Pull United States From WTO

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks to members of the news media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington DC on Aug. 28 2018

Trump said on Thursday that he could pull out of the WTO, potentially undermining one of the foundations of the modern global economy, which the United States was instrumental in creating.

The US business will hardly allow US President Donald Trump to bring into life threats of withdrawing from the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Ministry of Economic Development said on Friday.

Further upping the rhetoric, Trump told Bloomberg that the USA would outlast China in a full-blown trade war. The AP reports Beijing on Monday formally sought "dispute consultations" over the latest round of tariffs-$16 billion of them-imposed last week on Chinese goods.

According to the Trump administration, the United States has been losing most of the cases it takes to trade body.

His notice about a conceivable U.S. haul out from the association features the contention between the president's exchange strategies and the open exchange framework that the WTO manages. The president also called the 1990s agreement establishing the body "the single worst trade deal ever made".

According to a report by Market Watch news agency, withdrawing from the WTO - which the USA helped create in 1995 - could have huge repercussions for the global economy.

As reported earlier, USA trade representative Robert Leithiser said that China's accession to WTO in 2001 was a mistake. "The WTO is designed by the rest of the world to screw the United States". The dollar strengthened against sterling, the euro and the yuan as traders digested Mr Trump's words. He said it was "not totally wrong".

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