USTR Seeks Input On China-US Tire Tariff Dispute

Law360, New York (October 2, 2009, 3:27 PM EDT) -- The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is seeking public comments on objections raised by China over a tire tariff hike introduced by the United States in September, following Beijing's request for consultation with the U.S. over the disagreement.

Although the USTR will accept any comments received during the course of the dispute settlement proceedings, comments should be submitted before Oct. 30 to be assured of timely consideration by the office, assistant USTR for monitoring and enforcement Daniel Brinza said in a notice Thursday.

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