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U.S. invokes national security in defending export controls at WTO

January 12, 2023 at 4:58 PM
The U.S. has accepted China’s request for consultations at the World Trade Organization over Biden administration export controls aimed at restricting Beijing’s access to advance chips and indicated it views the issue as a matter of national security, which the U.S. continues to insist means the WTO has no jurisdiction. China in December challenged the U.S. export controls, arguing they violate various WTO rules. Russia and Taiwan have since requested to join as third parties. The U.S., in a communication...

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