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Shea: Fisheries negotiations a test case for future U.S.-China WTO talks

December 11, 2018 at 4:37 PM
GENEVA -- The U.S. ambassador to the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday that WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies will be a test case for future negotiations involving China, adding that the fisheries talks could be hampered if China seeks special and differential treatment. The U.S. has repeatedly claimed that China is not a developing country because its economy is much more advanced than other developing members. Accordingly, the U.S. argues, China should not reap the benefits of developing status,...

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