Asia-Pacific ministers meeting in Vietnam this week pledged to fight protectionism and embrace the World Trade Organization, issuing a statement a day after President Donald Trump criticised the WTO as hurting US economic interests. In a statement issued three days after members began meeting in Danang, ministers vowed to “recommit to fight protectionism.” The move comes after days of haggling by trade representatives over the framework of a blockbuster Pacific trade pact abandoned by Trump straight after he took office. The statement, which highlighted the importance ...
APEC ministers vow to fight protectionism
In a statement issued three days after members began meeting in Danang, ministers vowed to recommit to fight protectionism
Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen | Bloomberg Last Updated at November 11, 2017 23:54 IST