Trump’s National Security Claim for Tariffs Sets Off Crisis at W.T.O.

Pascal Lamy, ancien directeur général de l’OMC et président emeritus de l’Institut Jacques Delors, apporte un regard d’expert sur la situation actuelle du commerce mondial.

|   12/08/2018               |   NY Times             |   Pascal Lamy             |   Economie et finance

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s embrace of sweeping tariffs has frustrated allies, lawmakers and businesses across the globe. But its most lasting impact could be to hobble the World Trade Organization.

The global trade group has been thrust into an uncomfortable — and potentially damaging — role as chief judge in an intense fight among its most powerful members.