Trump’s ‘empty threat’ to quit World Trade Organisation

The former head of the World Trade Organisation has accused President Trump of issuing an “empty threat” in warning that he could withdraw the United States.

Pascal Lamy said that Washington had sought to “rob the bank” by leading a sustained campaign to paralyse global trade’s supreme court. The director-general between 2005 and 2013 conceded that the WTO had lost clout amid mounting economic tensions on the international stage.

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