U.S. trade stand irks Chinese

Posted: December 2, 2017 at 1:47 a.m.

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2010, file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at the Tianjin port in China. The United States is joining a fight against China at the World Trade Organization in a decision likely to ratchet up tensions between Washington and Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

The Chinese government on Friday said U.S. opposition to granting the communist nation market economy status in the World Trade Organization was reminiscent of the Cold War.

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