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China accuses U.S. of violating WTO rules in TikTok, WeChat moves

October 2, 2020 at 5:01 PM
Editor's note : This story has been updated to reflect that WeChat users sued the Trump administration. The U.S. violated World Trade Organization rules with its recently imposed restrictions on Chinese-owned social media platforms TikTok and WeChat, China argued on Friday in Geneva. At a WTO Council for Trade in Services meeting, China took issue with restrictions imposed by the U.S. as well as separate moves made by India. The measures “are clearly inconsistent with WTO rules,” China...

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