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USTR official: Taiwan backs U.S. position in China challenge on export controls

January 11, 2023 at 2:37 PM
A senior official from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Tuesday downplayed the significance of Taiwan’s request to join World Trade Organization dispute consultations between the U.S. and China over U.S. export controls, saying Washington believes Taipei is backing the U.S. position. “When a WTO member makes their request to join dispute settlement consultations, that does not automatically mean the member supports the position of the complainant,” the official told reporters when asked about Taiwan’s request to join...

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