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China says EU does not understand WTO rules

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China kicks back at EU trade rules

Reuters reports: “China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday that the European Union’s new trade rules against Chinese imports lacked awareness of World Trade Organization.” Reuters says that the European Union “agreed to new rules last week to guard against lower-priced Chinese imports, ending 18 months of wrangling over trade ties with Beijing.” A spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said the phrase non-market economy showed “Cold War” thinking.

Slow news day

As China locks itself down for the 19th Party Congress, there is not too much news from the Middle Kingdom. So perhaps it’s a good time to make the acquaintance of Naomi Wu, aka Sexy Cyborg, a young lady in Shenzhen who wanders around in a scandalous outfit, carrying a 3D printer on her back.

Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkorn worked in China for 20 years as an editor and entrepreneur. He is editor-in-chief of SupChina, and co-founder of the Sinica Podcast.