A ‘nightmare scenario’ if Trump pulls US out of global postal union, agency warns


Trump says UPU rules unfairly benefit China and wants to charge other countries more than rules permit for deliveries in the US

Donald Trump’s threat to pull the United States out of the global postal system could lead to a “nightmare scenario” of mail going undelivered, packages piling up and American stamps no longer being recognised abroad, the UN postal agency has warned.

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has been holding an emergency meeting in Geneva to persuade Washington not to follow through on a threat to quit the agency, which sets rules to ensure mail gets delivered around the globe.

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