US Goes To WTO In Bid To Fry Chinese Chicken Duties

Law360, New York (September 20, 2011, 3:19 PM EDT) -- U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk said Tuesday that the U.S. had launched a case before the World Trade Organization over China's imposition of anti-dumping and countervailing duties against American chicken products, aiming to protect American agricultural jobs.

The WTO action seeks to protect as many as 300,000 American jobs, and marks the latest in a series of U.S. efforts to hold China accountable for its WTO commitments, according to the USTR, which added that the duties at issue appear to be out of step with WTO...
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