REUTERS: Brexit question draws U.S, Russian, Chinese interest at WTO




March 28 | By: Tom Miles.

China, Russia and the United States said on Monday they were taking an interest in Brexit, a World Trade Organization source said, after a question about a tricky but vital reform required by Britain arose at the Geneva-based trade body.

The question, posed at the WTO’s agriculture committee by Indonesia, was about how Britain would handle its agricultural tariff system and preferential trade scheme for poorer countries after Britain leaves the European Union.

The United States, Argentina, China and Russia all registered their interest in the matter, the WTO source said.

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