Hong Kong warned WTO challenge to potential US trade sanctions could be ‘counterproductive’

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Professor Julien Chaisse explains that should the US revoke Hong Kong’s special trading status, the special administrative region could be subjected to the same trade war tariffs imposed on Chinese exports to the US, or even unilateral tariffs against Hong Kong specifically, as well as export controls and potentially greater scrutiny of its financial and payments landscapes.

Period29 May 2020

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TitleHong Kong warned WTO challenge to potential US trade sanctions could be ‘counterproductive’
DescriptionProfessor Julien Chaisse explains that should the US revoke Hong Kong’s special trading status, the special administrative region could be subjected to the same trade war tariffs imposed on Chinese exports to the US, or even unilateral tariffs against Hong Kong specifically, as well as export controls and potentially greater scrutiny of its financial and payments landscapes.
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Media name/outletSouth China Morning Post
PlaceHong Kong
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media typePrint
Date29/05/20
Linkhttps://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3086713/hong-kong-warned-wto-challenge-potential-us-trade-sanctions