Disgruntled With U.S. Duties, China Goes To WTO

Law360, New York (September 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- China filed a complaint against the United States on Friday with the World Trade Organization—its first in five years—over anti-dumping duties on paper the U.S. imports from it, months after the U.S. levied its first tariffs against subsidized Chinese products in decades.

“We're fully confident that our trade remedy laws are WTO-consistent, and we'll vigorously defend them,” said Steve Norton, spokesman for the U.S. trade representative, on Friday.

He added that he was hopeful that the issue would be successfully worked out in consultations, noting that...
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