WTO Backs US, Japan In EU Tech Tariff Feud

Law360, New York (July 26, 2010, 3:03 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization has sided with the U.S., Japan and Taiwan in its final report on a trade battle with the European Union over tariffs on cable boxes, computer monitors and other high-tech goods, a U.S. trade official said Monday.

"We can confirm that the panel agreed with the U.S., Japan, and Taiwan on virtually all of our claims," said Nefeterius McPherson, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Trade Representative. "We are of course still reviewing the final report."

She declined to comment further, as the...
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