President says he has to’ do something’ about the body after it rules that responsibilities on $200 bn worth of Chinese goods infringed regulations

The United Commonwealth has described the World Trade Organization as “completely inadequate” after it criticised the Trump administration’s tariffs on China.

The WTO said on Tuesday that the US breached global trading regulations by imposing levies on more than $200 bn of Chinese goods in the opening salvo of chairman Donald Trump’s trade war with Beijing two years ago.

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