US, China excluded from talks to revamp trade group

World Today

The future of the World Trade Organization is being discussed in Canada. Twelve countries are represented, as well as the European Union.

But the U.S. and China are not attending.

CGTN’s Dan Williams explains why the world’s two largest economies didn’t get an invitation.

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