WTO Rejects EU Dumping Reg In China Footwear Fight

Law360, New York (October 28, 2011, 4:53 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization dealt a second blow Friday to the European Union anti-dumping regulation that doesn't require individual margin calculations for exporters from nonmarket economies, but rejected most of China's specific complaints about the EU's recently expired footwear duties.

The new panel report concluded that part of the EU's Basic Anti-Dumping Regulation ran afoul of its WTO commitments, echoing a recent appellate body decision in a dispute with China over steel fasteners.

Under the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement, countries must set individual duty rates for all...
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