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GENEVA -- As the U.S. comes under fire for handicapping the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement system, it is charging that members’ non-market policies and practices are the actual threat to the WTO and must be addressed for the “continued vitality” of the organization.

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The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body could complete work on four of 14 pending appeals despite an expected shutdown of the appellate system beginning next week, according to the Dispute Settlement Body chairman, leaving ten cases in limbo.

U.S. and Indian negotiators working on a partial trade agreement are focusing on reducing tariffs on goods that will benefit the U.S. over China, sources tell Inside U.S. Trade.

The Chinese government might soon expedite the publication of an “unreliable entities list” that would restrict designated businesses’ ability to do business in China, according to a report from an official media source that called the potential move a response to a bill the U.S. House is expected to pass this week condemning human-rights violations against Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang province.

A broad, bipartisan group of senators has asked the Trump administration, by way of a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, to probe China's Corporate Social Credit System and its implications for U.S. companies and workers.

The Commerce Department on Tuesday issued proposed regulations that would allow it to block foreign information and communications technology and services from entering the U.S. if the Commerce secretary determines they posed national security risks.

The U.S. is in the “final throes” of negotiations toward a trade deal with China, President Trump said on Tuesday, adding that he wanted to see things “go well” in Hong Kong.

U.S. policies that target Huawei and other Chinese telecom firms constitute “economic bullying” that will damage constituencies in the U.S. and run against U.S. principles, according to a Chinese official.