EU Criticizes China's WTO Challenge Of Shoe Duties

Law360, New York (April 9, 2010, 2:35 PM EDT) -- The European Commission on Friday blasted China's request for a World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel examination of European anti-dumping measures against Chinese shoe imports.

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce made the request to the WTO late Thursday, saying a European Union policy blocking Chinese-made leather shoes violated the trade body’s rules.

"The Chinese government has sent a letter through its WTO mission requesting the setup of a panel concerning the EU anti-dumping action on shoe imports from China," the Commerce Ministry in Beijing said, according...
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