Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty – BBC News

The US has announced plans to withdraw from a 144-year-old postal treaty, which the White House says lets China ship goods at unfairly low prices.

The United Nations treaty sets lower international rates for packages from certain countries, a move originally designed to support poorer nations.

But the US says the discounts put American businesses at a disadvantage.

Officials said they hope the notice of withdrawal will set the stage to agree a better deal.

“We’re looking for a fair system,” a senior administration official told reporters.

Source: Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty – BBC News

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