Trump’s World Trade War: the need for a rules-based response

6 March 2018

The United States is threatening the multilateral trading system with a World Trade War - a combination of aggressive unilateral trade restrictions and a wilful disabling of the rules-based dispute settlement system of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Other WTO Members must unite around a coordinated response.

Jens Hillebrand Pohl

Jens Hillebrand Pohl is a Swedish government-funded doctoral researcher and Max Planck PhD scholarship holder and a lecturer ad hoc in the Department of International and European Law at Maastricht University, Faculty of Law. He is currently a visiting research fellow at the World Trade Institute in Bern, a former visiting researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague and the Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and a frequent guest lecturer, including at the United Nations University and the College of Europe. He can be reached by appointment in B2.118.