The United States is set to impose $7.5 billion in new tariffs on range of goods from the European Union (EU), including Scotch whisky.
Trump has taken issues with China's World Trade Organization status as a "developing nation," as it allows Beijing preferential rules on tariffs.
"it is unfortunate that we are seeing now, especially during the last year, a different America with severe mismatched power and responsibility," Chinese Ambassador to the World Trade Organization, Zhang Xiangchen, told the U.S.
The president claims the international trade body allows other countries to exploit the U.S.
A tariff wall removes pressure on states to make businesses more competitive.
We still don't have a good idea of what trade policy is going to look like.
Politicians fearful of anti-globalization sentiment are turning against deals.
The WTO pact to ease worldwide customs rules collapsed on Thursday over India's demands for concessions on agriculture