Donald Trump threatens to pull America out of World Trade Organisation if it does not ‘shape up’
President Donald Trump has threatened to quit the World Trade Organisation if it does not “shape up” and treat America better.
The president’s warning comes as he ramps up a tit-for-tat trade war with China with a third round of tariffs on £154 billion of Chinese goods set to be enforced as early as next week.
“If they don’t shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO,” he said today in an Oval Office interview. The president risks throwing international trade into further chaos by escalating his rhetoric against the economic body.
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