Biden Administration Says China Failed Trade Commitments on Multiple Fronts

  February 16, 2022   News Stories

The Biden administration criticized China in a new report released Wednesday for failing to uphold a wide range of trade commitments, including promises it made when it joined the World Trade Organization in 2001 and others in a trade deal signed with the Trump administration in 2020.

In its annual assessment of China’s compliance with its obligations to the W.T.O., the Office of the United States Trade Representative excoriated the Chinese government for flouting the global trade body’s rules and its transparent, market-oriented approach. Instead, China expanded its state-led approach to its economy and trade, causing serious harm to workers and businesses around the world, particularly in industries targeted by its industrial plans, Katherine Tai, the U.S. trade representative, said in a statement.

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