China Takes WTO Dispute Over Tire Tariffs To Next Level

Law360, New York (December 14, 2009, 1:22 PM EST) -- China has taken the next step in its challenge of steep tariffs the U.S. placed on certain Chinese-made tires earlier this year, asking the World Trade Organization to assemble a dispute settlement panel after failing to resolve the conflict during consultations with the U.S.

The request, lodged Friday, said delegates from the U.S. and China met in Geneva, Switzerland, last month, but — as expected — could not iron out the myriad issues surrounding the tariffs. The WTO's dispute settlement body is expected to consider the...
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