In an interview yesterday on Bloomberg TV US President Trump said, ‘’if they don’t shape up, I would withdraw from the World Trade Organisation’’. Simultaneously the US and Canada are trying to reach a new trade deal by today; the self-imposed deadline is so that US Congress has the necessary 90 days to ratify the proposal. He’s also rumoured to be planning to slap more trade tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports as early as next week.
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